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France says have sent seven experts to investigate Saudi attacks

Reuters , Thursday 19 Sep 2019
Jean-Yves Le Drian
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (not pictured) in Cairo, Egypt September 17, 2019 (Photo: Reuters)
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France has sent seven military experts to investigate this weekend's attacks on Saudi oil facilities, including specialists in explosives, missile trajectory and ground-to-air defense systems, a defense ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian mentioned the despatch of the experts. He also said a claim from Yemen's Houthi rebels they were responsible for the attack on the Saudi oil facilities was "not very credible".

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