Saudi Arabia strongly condemns terror attack on Kabul university

Afghan security forces at the site of the incident at Kabul University. Photograph: Omar Sobhani/Reuters

Saudi Arabia on Monday strongly condemned and denounced the terrorist attack that took place at the Kabul University of Kabul; resulting in the killing and wounding of dozens of people.

In a statement, the Saudi Foreign Affairs reiterated the Kingdom’s “rejection of these heinous acts; targeting innocent lives and undermine security and stability.”

The ministry said that Saudi Arabia stands in solidarity with Afghanistan. It offered condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, as well as the government and Afghan people; wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Meanwhile, Bahrain’s foreign ministry in a statement stressed that the kingdom stands by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in combating extremism and terrorism.

The ministry said that Bahrain expresses its condolences to the families of the victims; wishing a speedy recovery for all injured. It also stressed the need to intensify international efforts to eliminate terrorism in all its forms; regardless of its motives and justifications.

The foreign ministry of the United Arab Emirates also issued a statement; saying that the UAE expressed its strong condemnation of these criminal acts. Besides, its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at destabilizing security in contravention of religious and humanitarian values and principles.

The ministry also expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of this heinous crime and wished the injured a speedy recovery.