Chinese President calls Saudi King Salman, condemns attack on Saudi Aramco

China's Xi Jinping. (File photo: AFP)

Chinese President Xi Jinping called Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Friday and condemned the attack on two oil installations which happened last weekend.

Xi called on all parties to avoid taking steps that would escalate the situation, Xinhua reported.

The Chinese President added that the attack is a “serious violation of the security and stability of Saudi Arabia,” and that China stands with the Kingdom.

Xi also thanked King Salman for the positive measures Saudi Arabia has taken to ensure the continuation of oil supplies.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00