Britain, Germany agree on need for international response to Saudi attacks

The two leaders also agreed there was a need to de-escalate tensions in the region and were committed to a common approach on Iran. (Reuters)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday they needed to work with international partners to form a collective response to Saturday’s attacks on Saudi oil plants, his spokesman said.

The two leaders also agreed there was a need to de-escalate tensions in the region and were committed to a common approach on Iran, which has been blamed by US President Donald Trump for the attack on Saudi oil facilities.

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