19 septembrie 2019

Pompeo says US backs Saudi Arabia's 'right to defend itself'

stripes.com

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that America backs Saudi Arabia's "right to defend itself" after a weekend attack targeted the heart of its oil industry, comments coming after he described the assault as an "act of war."The attacks have reignited fears over a wider conflagration in the region, as tensions remain high over Iran's collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.Pompeo's comments on Twitter came as he was in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, after meeting [...]