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Tanker attacks: US military faces acute security challenges in the Gulf

An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman, on June 13, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON - Middle Eastern governments remain divided in their response to the latest attacks against oil tankers in the Gulf.

Saudi Arabia expressed strong support for United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's claims that Iran was the perpetrator of these strikes.

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