Saudis Say They Don’t Want War, But Will Defend Themselves

Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf.

  • Published 19 May 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. U.S. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, warned Iran that it will face destruction if it seeks a fight, while Iranian officials said their country isn’t looking for war. Trump spoke after a… Read at AP News