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A meeting of the UN Security Council will be held behind closed doors. The diplomats will discuss the situation in the Gulf of Oman.

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the attack on the tankers in the Gulf of Oman. It is reported TASS with reference to diplomatic sources on Thursday, June 13.

It is noted that the meeting of the UN security Council will be held behind closed doors.

The acting permanent U.S. representative to the UN, Jonathan Cohen stated that he intends to raise the issue of the attack on the tankers.

“It is unacceptable that any party attacked the commercial court, and today’s attack on ships in the Gulf of Oman is a very serious concern, the diplomat said. – The U.S. government assists countries of the region and assesses the situation”.

Earlier on Thursday it became known that two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman, after which they caught fire. Ships were evacuated 44 people.

This is not the first attack on the tankers. May 12, foreign Minister of UAE announced that four ships of different countries have become objects of attack. Later, the Pentagon announced that it has information that Iran is involved in attacks on tankers. Iran rejects it.

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