September 16, 2019 / 7:33 PM / a month ago

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants.

Washington has blamed Tehran for the attacks, which cut 5% of world crude oil production, but Iran has denied blame.

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Makini Brice

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