The Secretary of State of the United States, Pompeio, harshly criticized the attack of Iran to the attack of two oilmen in the Gulf of Oman in the Middle East.
The Fifth Fleet of the US Navy UU., Which has jurisdiction over the Middle East, announced on the 13th that two tankers were attacked by the combination of “Altair Front” and “Kokka Kalaijas” in the waters of the Bay of Oman. You
After that, it is said that the 21 crew members of “Kokka Kareijas” were rescued by an American destroyer.
In addition, the personnel of the “Altair front” says that the 23 crew members are safe.
The US Secretary of State, Pompeio, held an emergency press conference at 3 a.m., Japan time, in the attack, and said: “The US government is analyzing that this attack is responsible for Iran. It’s in the name of Iran. ” There is no highly sophisticated attacking organization, “said the opinion that the attack was from Iran.
Then, “Prime Minister Abe made a historical visit to Iran and asked him to accept the dialogue without escalating the situation, but Iran rejected, attacking a Japanese oil tanker, threatening the life of the crew, Japan.” They accused me of being jealous.
Meanwhile, Pompeio said: “I will continue to make economic and diplomatic efforts for Iran to return to the seat of dialogue,” and showed the idea of pressuring the economic dialogue and urging Iran to dialogue.
President of Iran “I have been working to achieve peace and security”
Meanwhile, Iranian President Rohany said in a speech on state television that “security security is one of the top priorities in the Persian Gulf area, where it is important, not only for Iran, but for Iran. Middle East, Asia and the whole world. ” We have always worked to achieve peace and security. “
In addition, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran said on Twitter that “at the same time suspicious that the Prime Minister of Japan meets with the main leader of Iran, the” suspected case “that a tanker related to Japan will be attacked I wrote “I will say”.
It is thought that he showed that the hostile power to Iran is an attack that he tried to show that it was a work of Iran.
On that basis, “Iran will promote cooperation and dialogue with neighboring countries for the security of this region,” and has shown its position to coordinate with neighboring countries and face situations that threaten regional stability.
Secretary General of the UN “strongly accused”
General Secretary Guterres of the United Nations has expressed his great concern about a meeting on the Arab situation held in the Security Council.
He then declared: “I strongly criticize any attack on civilian vessels, we must clarify the facts and the responsibilities of the attacks, if the international community can not cope, this will be a serious confrontation in the Middle East.” I asked for a clarification of the facts.
At the meeting, the ambassadors of South Africa and other countries also expressed their concerns, and the United States Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations, Cohen, declared: “Attacks on private ships are not acceptable, this attack is serious for Japan.” “I’ll analyze it”, showed an idea to discover who made the attack.
In addition, at the request of the United States, the Security Council will hold a private meeting on the tanker attacks this morning on the 14th of Japan and will discuss the future responses of the international community.
Head of Cabinet Secretary “preliminary with background”
The chief secretary of the cabinet said that at a press conference after the cabinet meeting that the US Secretary of State, Pompeio, had blamed Iran for having been attacked, “it is a fact that we are working closely with the States. United to exchange information, but still While we are collecting it, we would like to refrain from responding in a timely manner, including the background. “
After that, Secretary General Ban Ji-soo said: “Initially, the Iranian side valued Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Iran a lot this time anyway, and I think it was significant from the point of view of relieving tensions. In the area”.