Saudi Arabia: Attack on Aramco cannot remain unanswered

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Saudi Arabia renewed its accusation that Iran was behind the attack on the oil company “Aramco”, stressing the need to hold the Iranian side the consequences of this process and that this attack will not remain unanswered.

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, said in an interview with reporters Wednesday evening in New York, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, that the attack on Saudi oil facilities cannot go unanswered. There will be consequences for Iran for what they have done. ”

Al-Jubeir confirmed that Saudi Arabia has formed a team investigating the attack on “Aramco”, stressing that the Kingdom “is confident that the weapons are Iranian.”

He reiterated that his country was considering political, economic and military options against Iran in response to the attack, but the decision would be made after the investigation.

“No country is immune from the repercussions of targeting oil supplies,” the Saudi minister said, referring to the “need to deter Iran,” adding: “Had it not been for Aramco’s professionalism and global leadership, oil would have reached $ 150 a barrel.”


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