"Iran did do it and you know they did it because you saw the boat," US President Donald Trump told Fox News. Last month, the United States sharply tightened economic sanctions that are damaging the economy of Iran, which in response has threatened to step up its nuclear activity. Iran has repeatedly said it will not re-enter talks with the United States unless it reverses Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal. Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks - Reuters https://t.co/JXLCxX4y8W — clare sullivan (@sullivan49j4) June 14, 2019Oil, insuranceOil prices rose about 1% on Friday, reflecting the jitters. Insurance costs for ships sailing through the Middle East have jumped by at least 10% after the attacks, ship insurers said.
Source: Dhaka Tribune June 15, 2019 04:41 UTC