“Saudi Arabia is almost the size of a continent; it is larger than the whole of Western Europe. We have threats from all sides. It’s hard to cover all this completely, ”the prince answered the corresponding question.
When asked what the strategic objective of the attack was, Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud stated that, in his opinion, it was "stupidity."
“The only strategic goal is to prove that they are stupid, and that’s exactly what they did,” he added.
On September 14, Saudi Aramco refineries in eastern Saudi Arabia were attacked by drones. The responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Hussite Yemeni rebels.
The Arab coalition fighting in Yemen, led by Saudi Arabia, accused Iran of attacking the kingdom's oil facilities. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also blamed Iran.
In turn, Iranian Defense Minister Amir Khatami denied allegations against Tehran of attacks on Saudi Aramco factories in Saudi Arabia.