Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Photo taken on Nov. 24, 2020 shows a damaged fuel tank in north Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Xinhua/Tu Yifan)

BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday condemned the missile attack on an oil facility in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, launched by Yemen's Houthi militia on Tuesday, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a daily press briefing in response to a relevant question.

China always opposes attacks on civilians and civilian facilities, he said, calling on relevant parties to avoid actions that could escalate regional tensions. ■

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