Tankers reported damaged off UAE on major oil trade route
15 May, 2019, 03:43 | Author: Emmett Rice
The supreme leader said negotiating with the USA was "poison" because the Americans wanted to take away Iran's strong points such as its missiles or its "strategic depth" in the region. In a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, he called the pipeline attack "cowardly", saying that recent acts of sabotage against the kingdom's vital installations were targeting not only Saudi Arabia, but also the safety of the world's energy supply and global economy. It added that Saudi Aramco's oil and gas supplies have not been affected by the attack. India, the world's third biggest oil consumer, meets more than 80% of its oil needs through imports.
That's the current state of play between the US, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia and her regional allies.
"On purchase of oil from Iran, External Affairs Minister reiterated the position that a decision will be taken after the elections keeping in mind our commercial considerations, energy security and economic interests", said a source familiar with the discussion held between the two sides at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhavan here.
The US has recently deployed an aircraft carrier group near the Iranian shores and sent B-52 bombers on patrol in the Persian Gulf.
The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
"Sixteen years ago, the USA committed one of the worst blunders in history of our country by attacking Iraq", Sanders said in a video recorded live on Periscope and posted to Twitter. The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, which patrols the Mideast and operates from a base in Fujairah, has repeatedly declined to comment.
Relations between the USA and Iran have worsened in recent months, particularly after the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal previous year, prompting Tehran to partially withdraw from the pact last week.
And Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said Monday that the incidents were "alarming and regrettable". Calling for the "clarification of the exact dimensions of the incident", he also warned "against plots by ill-wishers to disrupt regional security". Both the UAE and Saudi Arabia are staunch opponents of Iran's government.
The plans envision sending as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons, the Times said.
European Union officials met Monday in Brussels to thrash out ways to keep the Iran nuclear deal afloat.
"We are very anxious about the risk of a conflict happening by accident, with an escalation that is unintended really on either side but ends with some kind of conflict", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told reporters in Brussels. "Our aim is not war", Pompeo told CNBC in an interview.
The Gulf Cooperation Council countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates also issued similar statements of condemnations.
But he added: "Iran's default option for 40 years has been violence and we are ready to defend USA personnel and interests in the region".
The revisions were ordered by a group led by the White House security adviser John Bolton, the outlet reported citing the administration officials.
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