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Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options

Posted on AllSides September 16th, 2019
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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White House to brief President Trump on the situation, saying that the Pentagon was considering its options.

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen took credit for the Saturday strikes, which disrupted 5% of the world's daily oil supply, but American officials believe Iran was directly responsible.

"The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international...

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