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Boris Johnson says Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and says UK would consider joining a US-led military effort

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Iran was responsible for the September 14 attack on a Saudi oil facility and said his government would consider joining a US-led military effort.
The attack on the oil facilities wiped out half out about 5% of the world's daily production of crude oil. Yemen's Houthi rebel group claimed responsibility for the attacks, though the US and Saudi Arabia have pointed a finger towards Iran. Iran has denied the claims .
Speaking to reporters en route to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Johnson said Britain would "consider in what way could be...
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UK believes Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks: PM Johnson

UK believes Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks: PM Johnson

25 days ago   |   By Reuters

Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
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UK says Iran responsible for attack on Saudi oil facilities

25 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday. He said the U.K. would consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the Gulf kingdom's defenses.
But the Conservative prime minister also said the U.K. would work with allies to "de-escalate" Middle East tensions that have soared since the Sept. 14 attack on the world's largest oil processor and an oil field.
Britain had previously held back from attributing blame for the drone and missile attack. Saudi Arabia and the...
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