The United States has confirmed that it seeks to avoid war with Iran, noting that the additional US forces to be sent to the Gulf region are to deter and defend, while Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, said that if the investigation revealed that the terrorist attack that targeted two factories belonging to the company « Aramco »In the province of Abqaiq and Khurais immigration, last week, launched from Iranian territory, the Kingdom will consider this as a war, pointing at the same time that leniency with Iran is not working.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that the United States was seeking to avoid war with Iran, noting that additional US troops to be sent to the Gulf were deterrence and defense.
Pompeo told Fox News Sunday that he was confident that US President Donald Trump would take action if such deterrence did not work, and the Iranian leadership was aware of that.
US President Donald Trump, leaving Washington on his way to Texas yesterday, said he had no intention of meeting Iranian officials on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York this week. "Nothing is not on the table at all, but I have no intention of meeting," he said. (Officials from) Iran, however, stressed that it is still "flexible."
"We hold Iran responsible for having manufactured and delivered missiles and drones that targeted Saudi Arabia, but the attack from their territory, if that happened, takes us to a different situation," he said in an interview with CNN. War. ”
"If they continue on this path, they risk the possibility of military action, but no one wants war. Everyone wants to resolve it peacefully. The goal should be to eliminate Iran's aggressive policies." He continued: «leniency with Iran does not work, trying to establish a parallel financial system is leniency, trying to give them a line of credit is leniency .. This strengthens their thorn, and the Iranians should know that there will be consequences for their actions».
Al-Jubeir said in a press conference in Riyadh yesterday that the terrorist attack is a criminal act for which Iran bears responsibility, stressing that the missiles that hit Aramco facilities came from the north. Iran's actions are inconsistent with international law.
In a speech on the occasion of the Kingdom's National Day, Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said that the Kingdom has managed wisely, resolutely and firmly the wise leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Crown Prince Mohammed. Bin Salman, to be at the forefront of the world in the field of combating terrorism and misguided thought and drying up its sources, and to address external interventions aimed at destabilizing the security and stability of the region, pointing out that the Kingdom is working very hard and sincerely to serve the causes of the Arab and Islamic nations.