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Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation

06 June, 2019 9:17 pm 9:17 pm

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran’s denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. Iran has dismissed earlier US charges that it was behind Thursday’s attacks that crippled two tankers. It has … Read More