“There is no doubt that Iran was behind the attacks on the oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman a few days ago, but the problem is that the United States is struggling to convince its allies to join in the response,” said Adam Schiff, chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee of the Democratic Party opposed to Trump. A united act vis-à-vis Iran “He said.
“This situation shows how far the United States is isolated in this position,” Schiff said in a statement on Sunday. “Trump’s pressure on Iran after the withdrawal from the nuclear deal is seriously messed up, and attacks on ships are imminent in the foreseeable future” Schiff said.
Senator Tom Cotton from the Republican Party, said, “Unjustified Iranian attacks on merchant ships justify a retaliatory military strike“He said.