U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan

FILE PHOTO - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan looks on during the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore, June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Lim

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamedĀ hereĀ on Iran, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Friday. Shanahan told Pentagon reporters that he, White House national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. Secretary […]

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