Trump Says Saudi Oil Attacks Won't Affect The United States

17 September 2019
2019-09-17 10:41

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia at the weekend that raised fears of a fresh Middle East conflict. but he also said that he did not want war with anyone.

Iran has rejected U.S. charges it was to blame for the attacks which damaged the world's biggest crude processing plant in Saudi Arabia and triggered the largest jump in crude prices in decades. Several U.S. cabinet officials have blamed Tehran for the strikes.

Trump told reporters that he agrees with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Iran responsibility for Saudi attacks. The attacks cut 5% of world crude oil production and sent oil prices soaring. Trump said that the oil attack won't affect the United States.

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