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Drone attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia came from Iran. About it reports Reuters, citing a senior U.S. official.
According to him, the attack came from 19 points on the Northwest side, where is Iran. The official also referred to the statement by the Saudi side that the attack was used a cruise missile. It’s supposedly not consistent with the statement of the attackers, who claimed that the attacked objects only with the help of a dozen drones.
“There is no doubt that Iran is responsible for this. Anyway, it can’t be denied. There are no other options,” said a us official.
About the fire at the national oil company, Saudi Aramco became known on the morning of September 14. According to official data, the fire occurred due to drone attacks, the responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Yemeni Houthi rebels.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo accused Iran of “unprecedented attack on the world energy supply” and urged the international community to do everything to bring Tehran to account. Us Senator Lindsey Graham, in turn, proposed to attack the oil refinery facilities in Iran. The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Abbas Mousavi rejected charges of involvement in the country to attack oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
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