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Saudi warns of 'necessary steps' if it finds Iran is behind Aramco attacks

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said the probe would prove that the Sept. 14 strikes had come from the north and that Iran bore responsibility

Reuters  |  Riyadh 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Photo: Reuters)
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Photo: Reuters)

will take appropriate steps to respond to an attack on its oil facilities if, as expected, a Saudi investigation confirms that is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday.

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said the probe would prove that the Sept. 14 strikes had come from the north and that bore responsibility. Tehran denies the accusation.

Riyadh has already said the investigation so far shows that Iranian weapons were used and that the attack came from the north.

is consulting with its allies to "take the necessary steps", Jubeir told a news conference, urging the community to take a stand.

First Published: Sat, September 21 2019. 19:30 IST
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