UN Security Council member states have condemned the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as a serious threat to international maritime navigation and international security, Kuwait’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mansour Al-Otaibi who presides over the council in June told reporters.

“The Council members condemn the attack on oil tankers which represent a serious threat to maritime navigation and energy supply, contravening international rules on freedom of navigation and maritime transport, as well as a threat to international peace and security”, Al-Otaibi said on Monday following a closed session on Iran.

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