US accuses Iran of attacks on Saudi Arabia

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of drones attacks on oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

“Iran has launched an unprecedented attack on global energy supplies. There is no evidence that the attacks were carried out from Yemen,” Pompeo tweeted.

He called on the international community to “publicly and unequivocally condemn the attacks.”

“The United States will work with partners and allies to ensure that energy markets are well supplied and Iran is held accountable for its aggression,” Pompeo added.

Earlier it became known that at two oil refineries in Saudi Arabia, fires occurred due to drones attacks on Saturday night. They arose at enterprises owned by the state-owned oil and gas company Saudi Aramco in the districts of Abigail in the east of the country and Khurais east of Riyadh.

Hussite Yemeni rebels said that their fighters attacked their refineries with ten unmanned aerial vehicles.

Media reported that as a result of the attacks, production at the enterprises could be reduced by five million barrels per day, which is almost half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production.


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