Washington: The US has blamed Iran for the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The tension between the U.S. and Iran deepened after the incident. last month, the United States, last month, pointed fingers at the Islamic Republic over similar attacks in this strategic maritime area. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said on Thursday at the foreign ministry's Foggy Bottom headquarters that, "it is the US government's assessment that Iran is the only one to blame for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman today."
He have said that their assessment is based on intelligence, weapons used, the level of expertise required to carry out the campaign, similar recent attacks by Iran on the vessel and the fact that any other proxy organization operating in the territories Does not have the resources and efficiency. Pompeo has said that Iran should respond to diplomacy, not by using terrorism, bloodshed, force, but diplomacy.
Mike Pompeo has said that the United States will protect its rights and interests and continue to stand firm with its allies for global commerce and regional stability. Pompeo has said he has issued a directive to U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Jonathan Cohen to raise the issue of Iran's attacks at a UN Security Council meeting.