ISLAMABAD: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly condemned the armed attack on Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul and the assassination attempt on Charge d’Affaires Ubaid Nizamani.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly condemns the armed attack on the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the Afghan capital Kabul, and the failed assassination attempt on the Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Pakistan,” the Saudi foreign ministry said in a statement.
The ministry reaffirmed the Kingdom’s “firm and conscious” position to renounce violence and terrorism wherever it is. It also reiterated the Kingdom’s full solidarity and its standing by Pakistan and its brotherly people in the face of terrorism.
Qatar has also strongly condemned and denounced the attack on the Pakistani envoy in Kabul.
“The State of Qatar expresses its strong condemnation and denunciation of the attempt to assassinate Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan through an attack on its embassy in the capital, Kabul,” said a statement by Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The statement also reiterated Qatar’s firm stance in rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of the motive and reasons.
The Qataris foreign ministry stressed the importance of providing full protection for diplomatic missions and their staff in the application of the basic principles of international agreements and taking into account the diplomatic norms that all countries of the world adhere to.