16 septembrie 2019

US blames Iran for Saudi strike; oil prices face big hit


WASHINGTON — The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices spiraling worldwide. Iran denied responsibility, while President Donald Trump said the U.S. was “locked and loaded” to respond, if necessary. American officials released satellite images of the damage at the heart of the kingdom’s crucial Abqaiq oil processing plant and a key oil field, and two U.S. officials [...]