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    Top EU Countries Blame Iran for Saudi Attacks

    The leaders of France, Germany and the U.K. have blamed Tehran for this month’s drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities — further complicating efforts to salvage what’s left of the 2015 nuclear deal, from which Washington withdrew long ago. “There is no other plausible explanation,” the leaders said in a statement, disavowing claims from Yemeni Houthi rebels that they were responsible.

    Is Europe on Trump’s side now? While the leaders continued urging diplomacy, both Prime Minister Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron hinted that they could also pull their countries out of the deal.

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