June 14, 2019 / 12:30 PM / 2 months ago

Strait near Oman will not be closed, or at least not for long - Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a working lunch with governors on workforce freedom and mobility in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the Strait of Hormuz, a key commercial shipping route, would not be closed following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, or at least not for long.

Trump, in an interview on Fox News, blamed Iran for the attack on Thursday. Asked how to he planned to address Tehran and stop any further such incidents, Trump said: “We’re going to see.”

Reporting by Makini Brice and Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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