Jakarta: The Indonesian government has condemned the drone attack on two oil pump stations in Saudi Arabia, on 14 May 2019.
"Such act can threaten regional security and stability," the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a press statement released on Friday.
It urged all parties to exercise restraint and take steps to not allow the current situation to deteriorate. It reminded that Ramadan is a month full of blessings.
"May the spirit of Ramadan foster and maintain peace and stability in the region," it added.
Last week, Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi chaired the UN Security Council's open debate themed "Sowing The Seed of Peace: Enhancing the Safety and Performance of the UN Peacekeeping Mission (UN MPP)".
At the meeting, Minister Retno said that the UN peacekeeping forces are a concrete example of global partnerships, collective leadership, and shared responsibility for peace.
"The Blue Helmets are peacekeepers who protect hundreds of millions of people throughout the world," the Foreign Affairs Ministry's website quoted the Indonesian top diplomat as saying.
The Open Debate is the signature event of Indonesian Presidency's in UN Security Council. Presenting as the keynote speakers were the UN Secretary General António Guterres, MONUSCO Troop Commander Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho, and Director of the Challenges Forum International Secretariat Dr. Björn Holmberg.
The Open Debate is inseparable from Indonesia's track record which is now in the top ten as UN Peacemaking Mission contributors. Now, there are 3,080 Indonesian personnel in 8 UN peace missions, 106 of them are women.
"They are the faces of UN Security Council, and one of the best portraits of multilateral cooperation," Minister Retno said.