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Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday briefed President Trump about the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities, which the U.S. has blamed on Iran, raising the possibility of a retaliatory strike.

Esper, in the Pentagon’s first public statement on the Saturday attacks, said on twitter that he just returned to the building “from a meeting at the White House where DoD leadership and others briefed the Commander in Chief on the situation.”

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“The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that is being undermined by Iran,” he said.

In additional tweets, Esper said, “This weekend I spoke with the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, and Iraqi Minister of Defense al-Shammary about the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.”

I just returned to the Pentagon from a meeting at the @WhiteHouse where DoD leadership and others briefed the Commander in Chief on the situation,” he added.

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