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PoliticsIlhan Omar blames Trump for Iran-linked attacks on oil tankers

05:35  18 june  2019
05:35  18 june  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States has assessed, based on intelligence, type of weapons used and sophistication of assaults, that Iran is responsible for the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats A day after explosions blew holes in two oil tankers just outside Iran 's territorial waters, rattling international oil markets, the administration

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Ilhan Omar blames Trump for Iran-linked attacks on oil tankers© 2019 CQ-Roll Call, Inc. UNITED STATES - JUNE 7: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., arrives for a Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health forum in Rayburn Building on Friday, June 7, 2019. Actress Taraji Henson, founder of the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, spoke about her struggle with depression. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, is placing blame on President Trump for last Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers, which the U.S. has linked to Iran.

"None of this would be happening if Trump didn't back out of the Iran nuclear deal," Omar tweeted. "America’s response should be to return to the table and reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. Increasing tensions and threats of war serve nobody's interests."

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability

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President Donald Trump blames Iran for the attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman Thursday. Rouhani spoke at a regional summit in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Friday, a day after the suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz that the U.S. has blamed

Europe and Russia on Friday urged caution over the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as Donald Trump accused Iran of attacking the vessels Speaking the day after Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, pointed the finger at Iran for the attacks on Thursday, which triggered a jump

President Trump declared Iran was responsible for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, pointing to video released by the U.S. Navy showing an Iranian vessel removing an unexploded mine.

"Iran did do it and you know they did it because you saw the boat,” Trump said during an interview on "Fox & Friends" last Friday. "They're a nation of terror and they've changed a lot since I've been president, I can tell you."

Omar took to Twitter on Monday condemning Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal shortly before the Pentagon approved sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East in response to the attack.

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Critics slammed Omar for "appeasing the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism."

US seeks NATO help in anti-Iran coalition.
The US defence chief on Thursday pressed NATO allies to join Washington's efforts to squeeze Iran and ensure the safety of ships in the Gulf after a spate of attacks. As US-Iranian tensions soar, Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked NATO countries to support Washington by publicly condemning Iran and to consider creating a maritime coalition to protect freedom of navigation through the strategic waterway. After President Donald Trump said any conflict with Iran "wouldn't last very long", Esper stressed that the US wanted to avoid conflict and get back to the diplomatic track.

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