Singapore strongly condemns the missile attacks launched from Yemen targetting residential areas of Riyadh and other cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on 25 March 2018, which resulted in one civilian fatality and two injured. There can be no justification for the deliberate targetting of innocent civilians. We extend our sympathies to the victims and their families. We urge all parties to take steps to exercise restraint and cease hostilities, ensure the safety of all civilians, and work towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Yemen.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Singapore Embassy in Riyadh are in contact with the KSA authorities and are monitoring the situation closely. There are no reports of Singaporean casualties.
Singaporeans travelling to and residing in the affected areas in KSA should take all necessary precautions to ensure their personal safety. They are advised to stay vigilant, monitor developments through the local news, and heed the instructions of the KSA authorities. Singaporeans in KSA are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg. Those who require consular assistance can contact the Singapore Embassy in Riyadh (+966 11 480 3855) / Consulate-General in Jeddah (+001 966 12 607 3980) or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office (+65 6379 8800 / 8855).
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
26 MARCH 2018