Saudis promise material evidence of Iranian involvement in oil attacks

Saudi Arabias defense ministry said it will on Wednesday present “material” evidence “proving the Iranian regimes involvement” in the weekend attacks on the kingdoms oil facilities.

The announcement came as an American official told Reuters that the U.S. believes the attacks originated in southwestern Iran.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the attacks were a “warning” to Riyadh over its war in Yemen. He did not directly respond to allegations that Iran was behind the drone attacks that struck the Abqaiq plant and Khurais oil field, disrupting an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the Saudi kingdoms crude oil production per day. But he claimed Houthis targeted the country over the long-running war in Yemen.

“We dont want conflict in the region … Who started the conflict? Not the Yemenis. It was Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, America, certain European countries and the Zionist regime [Israel] which started the war in this region,” Rouhani said, according to Al JazeerRead More – Source

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