9/17, 2:38 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Saudi Arabia: Attacks aimed against world oil market

Saudi Arabia's government claimed on Tuesday that the purpose of drone strikes against Aramco facilities was to obstruct the global oil market, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The Saudi cabinet stated that the international community has a responsibility in this case and invited it to react and oppose the threats to the global economy. Furthermore, Saudi King Salman (pictured) stated that his country is fully capable of handling the aftermath of the attacks as officials confirmed damages had been reviewed.

The attacks, which were carried out on Saturday, have caused an increase of 15% in brent futures prices on Monday.

Breaking the News / MS