Photo: Maksim Blinov / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the course of drone attacks on oil objects in Saudi Arabia. This was reported by the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS.
According to him, such events are unsettling for the oil market. “Of course, any such turbulence does not contribute to the stabilization of the energy market”, — he explained.
The press Secretary also added that the Saudi authorities have not appealed for help to Russia after the incident. “‘t know if they need help. It is unlikely,” — said Peskov, noting that the state itself has “all necessary opportunities”.
Earlier on Sunday it became known that Saudi Arabia is two times reduced oil production. Aramco was forced to cut production at 5.7 million barrels per day.
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.
Video, photo All from Russia.