the Event took place in the gulf of Oman, but the uae gave no details about what kind of sabotage.
”To expose oil tankers to sabotage and threaten the crew's lives we believe to be a dangerous development,” said the country's department via the state news agency WAM.
the Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih says that two of the vessels are saudi and that ”sabotageattacken” threatens the global oil supply, reports Reuters.
trade route for oil from the Middle east and is located between the gulf states and Iran, which is involved in an escalating war of words with the US over the american sanctions and the country's military presence in the region.
Abdul Latif Al Zayani, the secretary-general of the gulf cooperation council, said in a statement that the event can ”increase the tension and conflict in the region”.
the state Department urged on Monday the world to act to ”prevent similar events in the future.
media reported on the explosions in the city of Fujairah port. This was denied by the government of the United arab Emirates, which was later confirmed to incorporate the victims of sabotage.
No people were injured in connection with the incident and no oil nor have leaked out.