Sullivan, Incoming Israeli Security Adviser Discuss Iran 'Threat'
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a press briefing on Monday that the United States is confident Iran carried out a drone attack against the Mercer Street vessel and the US administration is consultations with Israel, the United Kingdom, and Romania to coordinate a collective response.
#Iran a topic of conversation on call btw US Nat'l Security Adviser @JakeSullivan46 incoming #Israel|i Nat'l Security Adviser Eyal Hulata— Jeff Seldin (@jseldin) August 2, 2021
They "discussed the strategic challenges in the region, including the threat posed by Iran, & agreed to consult closely on these issues" pic.twitter.com/3r858nyeng
Iran has denied having any role in the incident. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh rejected the statements by the United States and the United Kingdom as groundless.