This was reported in a statement by the spokesman for the US State Department Ned Price.

“They have agreed to work with the UK, Romania and other international partners to investigate the facts, provide support and consider next steps,” he said following talks between politicians.

Earlier it became known that the tanker Mercer Street belonging to the Japanese company under the flag of Liberia was attacked in the Arabian Sea. Information about the incident, allegedly related to piracy, was confirmed by the London office of the company - operator of the ship Zodiac Maritime.