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Saudi Arabia says two of its oil tankers were among those targeted by a quote sabotage attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates the U. A. E. issued a statement on Sunday saying that for commercial vessels had been hit without giving any details of what it actually happened it confirmed there had been no casualties or spills the incidents occurred near Fuji report one of the world's largest bunkering Hobbs it lies just outside the strait of Hormuz which separates the Gulf states from Iran the street is a major global oil and gas shipping route and lately has been in the media spotlight as tensions between Iran and the United States escalate Washington says it's received threats from Iran and a sentence aircraft carrier and other forces to the region Iran is under pressure after the U. S. tighten sanctions this month getting rid of waivers that have allowed some countries to buy its oil to Ron responded by declaring that it will not allow its oil exports to be halted following news of the attacks Iran's foreign ministry called for an investigation into what it called quote worrisome and dreadful incidents