US blames Iran for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf
Thursday, 13 June 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. Pompeo said at a news conference Thursday in Washington that the attacks on the ships are part of a “campaign” of “escalating tension” by Iran and a […]
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