UNGA-74: Iran is responsible for Great Britain, Germany and France
Attributed to Tehran the attacks on oil tankers in Riyad
Iran has repeatedly denied involvement in attacks on oil tankers in Riyad (see AVIONEWS) during the annual UN meeting (United Nations General Assembly - UNGA) that is taking place these days in New York, Britain, Germany and France have issued a joint statement which it considers Tehran responsible (as already stated by the United States and Saudi Arabia, see AVIONEWS).
The three Governments have announced that the time has come for Iran to accept a long-term pact regarding nuclear and security and have urged dialogue by avoiding "further provocation".
Also with regard to Italy, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, said that it is essential to start negotiations as soon as possible.
Tehran, after unexpectedly extended its hand to a peace proposal called "Coalition for hope" that will involve the Persian Gulf, launched a warning today: "attacking us will lead to counter-offenses such as the case of kidnapping of the British oil tanker" (see AVIONEWS) and reiterated that Iran is neither hostile towards Saudi Arabia nor those of the United Arab Emirates.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency