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World cannot afford major confrontation in the Gulf: UN chief

PTI | United Nations | Updated: 13-06-2019 21:21 IST | Created: 13-06-2019 20:57 IST
World cannot afford major confrontation in the Gulf: UN chief
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The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday following suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Guterres strongly condemned the "security incidents," which came a month after four tankers were damaged in the same strategic sea lane, a vital corridor for much of the world's oil supplies.



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