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Saudi Arabia wants to ward off war in the region, but is ready to react with "all strength and determination" after last week's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil assets, a senior official said, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court. [19659002] Riyadh has accused Tehran of ordering Tuesday's drone effects on two oil pump stations in the Kingdom, alleged by the Yemeni Houthi group. The attack came two days after four ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Iran has denied that it was behind attacks that come as Washington and the Islamic Republic saves sanctions and the US military presence in the region, causing concern over a possible conflict between the US and Iran. [1 9659004] "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not want a war in the region or is seeking it," said Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir to a press conference on Sunday. "It will do what it can to prevent this war and at t At the same time, he affirms that if the other side chooses war, the kingdom will react with all power and determination, and it will defend itself and its interests. " Saudi Arabia's Salman on Sunday urged Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency meetings in Mecca on May 30 to discuss the consequences of the attacks. "The current critical circumstances bring about a unified Arab and bay attitude towards the obsessed challenges and risks," said the UAE Foreign Ministry…

Saudi Arabia wants to ward off war in the region, but is ready to react with “all strength and determination” after last week’s attacks on Saudi Arabian oil assets, a senior official said, adding that the ball was now in Iran’s court. [19659002] Riyadh has accused Tehran of ordering Tuesday’s drone effects on two oil pump stations in the Kingdom, alleged by the Yemeni Houthi group.

The attack came two days after four ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Iran has denied that it was behind attacks that come as Washington and the Islamic Republic saves sanctions and the US military presence in the region, causing concern over a possible conflict between the US and Iran. [1

9659004] “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not want a war in the region or is seeking it,” said Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir to a press conference on Sunday.

“It will do what it can to prevent this war and at t At the same time, he affirms that if the other side chooses war, the kingdom will react with all power and determination, and it will defend itself and its interests. “

Saudi Arabia’s Salman on Sunday urged Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency meetings in Mecca on May 30 to discuss the consequences of the attacks.

“The current critical circumstances bring about a unified Arab and bay attitude towards the obsessed challenges and risks,” said the UAE Foreign Ministry in a statement.

Saudi Arabia Sunni ally UAE has not sign someone for the tanker operation pending an investigation.

No one has considered responsibility, but two US government sources said last week that US officials believed Iran had encouraged the Houthi group or Iraq-based Shia militias to do so.

Houthiserna, who are fighting for a Saudi Arabian coalition in Yemen, said they were carrying out the strike on oil pump stations in the realm that did not disturb t-production or exports in the world’s largest crude exporter.

A Norwegian insurance report, as seen by Reuters news agency, said that Iran’s revolutionary guards were “very likely” to have facilitated attacks on ships near UAE’s Fujairah emirate, a main bunker hub located just outside the Hormuz route.

Washington has tightened economic sanctions against Iran and tried to lower Tehran’s oil exports to zero and crushed the US military presence in the bay in response to what it said was Iranian threats to US troops and interests.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed regional development, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Saudi Arabian media ministry tweeted on Sunday.

“We want peace and stability in the region, but we will not be in the hands of the continuing Iranian attack,” said Al-Jubeir. “The ball is in Iran’s court and it is up to Iran to decide what its fate will be.”

He said the crew of an Iranian oil tanker who had been drawn to Saudi Arabia at the beginning of the month following a request for help because

The crew are 24 Iranians and two Bangladeshis.

Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran are arch-opponents in the Middle East and support opposite sides of several regional

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has rejected the possibility of war outbreaks, saying that Tehran did not want conflict and no country had “the illusion it can confront Iran”.

In a sign of the increased tension, Exxon Mobil evacuated foreign employees from an oil field in the neighboring country of Iraq.

Bahrain on Saturday warned the citizens of traveling to Iraq and Iran and asked those who were already there to return.

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advice to US commercial aircraft flying over the Gulf of the Gulf and Oman Gulf to exercise caution.

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