UK Joins The US In Blaming Iran For Drones Attack On Saudi Oil Facilities

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities ahead of a meeting with the country’s President, Hassan Rouhani.

Mr Johnson said there was a “very high degree of probability” Iran was behind the drone and missile attacks on two oil facilities, which Iran denies.

Mr Johnson said he would be working with the US and other European countries “to construct a response that tries to de-escalate tensions in the gulf region”.

The prime minister declined to rule out military intervention and said sanctions were also a possibility.

The US, which also blames Iran, is sending more troops to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has also accused Iran of carrying out the 14 September attacks, in which 18 drones and seven cruise missiles hit an oil field and processing facility.

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