Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output

US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attackTrump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin SalmanThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused Iran of being responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants that could lead to the...

Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output
  • US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attack
  • Trump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused Iran of being responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants that could lead to the temporary loss of more than 5% of global oil supply.

Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for Saturday’s drone attack. But Pompeo, Donald Trump’s top diplomat, blamed the attacks squarely on Iran writing on Twitter that there was “no evidence the attacks came from Yemen”.

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