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John Bolton blames Iran for attacking ships


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton is “almost certain” that Tehran controlled the attacks on two oil tankers and two more off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. “Who else should have done it. Someone from Nepal? “He asked ironically.

The National Security Advisor to the United States, John Bolton, Iran has blamed for the recent attacks on two oil tankers and two more ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The ships were damaged by “sea mines, almost certainly from Iran,” said Bolton on Wednesday in front of journalists in Abu Dhabi.

In “sabotage” off the Gulf Coast of the Emirates on May 12, two oil tankers from Saudi Arabia and two other ships from the Emirates and Norway were damaged. Initially no one confessed to the act. Experts from several countries, including the United States. The incident has exacerbated tensions in the region.

Nobody in Washington has doubts about the “identity” of the wire-puller, said the security advisor to the American president Donald Trump continue. “Who else should have done it. Anyone from Nepal? “He added ironically.

Bolton announced that regional tensions would also be discussed with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and his colleague Tahnun bin Zayed al-Nahyan. Washington remains “watchful,” he said. It will respond, but with his “allies in the region” to discuss the way forward.

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