Tensions in the middle east have been escalated after the Attack on Saudi Oil installations.
The strikes on Saturday knocked out more than half of crude production from the world’s top exporter – five percent of the global oil supply – and cut output by 5.7 million barrels per day as per the reports.
Yemen’s Houthi link rebels, who are in a war with a Saudi-UAE-led coalition have claimed the responsibility of the attacks, also warned Saudi Arabia that they will be keep on targeting on Saudi Arabia.
But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has indicted Iran link of being behind the attack, without providing any data and facts. The claim was dismissed by Iran on the accusations of links of Tehran.
Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, has promised to “confront and deal with this terrorist attack Trump says ‘looks like’ Iran responsible for Saudi attacks.
Trump said it’s “looking like” Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he said he doesn’t want war.
Trump said at the White House that the US is not looking at retaliatory options until he has “definitive proof” that Iran was responsible.
Still, Trump told reporters in the Oval Office that the US “is prepared” if the attacks warrant a response. Putin proposes Russian missile defence for Saudi Arabia.
Russia is ready to help Saudi Arabia after attacks on the Saudi oil industry if needed, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with leaders of Turkey and Iran in Ankara and proposed Russian weapons for purchase.
“We are ready to provide respective assistance to Saudi Arabia, and it would be enough for the political leadership of Saudi Arabia to make a wise government decision – as the leaders of Iran did in their time by purchasing S-300 and as (Turkish) President (Tayyip) Erdogan did by purchasing the latest S-400 ‘Triumph’ air defence systems from Russia ,” Putin said.
These Russian weapons would protect any infrastructure facilities of Saudi Arabia.