Four oil tankers in the UAE were attacked last month, and investigations have been on going since then. According to local news, it is suspected that the act was carried out by a ‘state actor’.
Investigations are complete
In a recent UAE investigation, it is believed that the act was carried out by ‘state actors’ who were divers that attached mines to the tankers.
Anwar Gargash, the UAE Minister of State for foreign affairs, has been clear about how important it is to dial down the stress and tension in the country and ensure the security of international shipping and global energy supplies.