Saudi Arabia showed remnants of what they state are Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in the strikes in an Aramco oil center on Saturday.
An Islamic defense ministry spokesman said the attack”didn’t arise from Yemen despite Iran’s best attempts to make it seem so.”
U.S. officials have stated that Tehran is supporting the assault that cut Saudi Arabia’s crude oil output and led to petroleum prices on Monday.
Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he taught that the Treasury Secretary to”substantially increase” sanctions on Iran. Trump subsequently told reporters that the U.S. would add”very substantial sanctions on Iran” over the following 48 hours.
The Treasury Department didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on the sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted response that Trump was”escalating” the”economic warfare” on Iranians.
Tensions between Iran and the U.S. have climbed since the Trump administration raised economic sanctions over the nation as part of a”maximum pressure” policy against the plan.
It had been on their soil. It had been an act of war against them.”
“That is the predictable effect of Saudi Arabia’s continued fighting Iran at a proxy war in Yemen,” Daniel Davis, a senior fellow with think tank surveillance Priorities said. “And so long as these items continue these kinds of retaliatory strikes are most likely going to continue.”
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