US warns about an attack on ships by Iran and then it happens!
US warns American shipping that Iran may target commercial vessels
The US Maritime Administration issued an advisory on Thursday warning commercial shipping vessels that Iran or its proxies could be targeting commercial vessels and oil production infrastructure.
Four ships targeted in mystery "sabotage attack," says UAE
Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which described the incident as a threat to the security of global oil supplies.
Rumblings about Iran
Last week, the US Maritime Administration issued an advisory that "Iran or its proxies" could be targeting commercial vessels and oil production infrastructure in the region. The warning followed Iran's announcement that it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which the US itself unilaterally exited one year ago.
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