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Saudi Arabia to take ‘necessary measures’ to protect oil after drone attack

Riyadh wants international support to prevent future attacks, foreign minister says alongside Russian counterpart.

Saudi Arabia will take measures to protect its oil infrastructure and supply, the country’s top diplomat said following last weekend’s failed drone attack on the kingdom’s — and the world’s — largest oil storage facility at Ras Taruna.

“The kingdom will take necessary deterrent measures to protect its national resources,” Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said in Riyadh on Wednesday during a press conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov.

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