"While he was there [it] replied to his efforts by attacking two tankers, one of which was Japanese".
Saudi Arabia on Saturday blamed Iran for attacks on its oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Britain has concluded that responsibility "almost certainly" lies with Iran.
"Having spoken to President Trump, I am absolutely clear that for America they want this to end in negotiations".
Iran earlier denied involvement via a statement from its mission to the United Nations.
Meanwhile Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper reported on Sunday.
"What you should assume is we are going to guarantee freedom of navigation throughout the strait", he said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday".
Iran has denied involvement, accusing the US of "Iranophobia" and trying to "sabotage diplomacy".
On Saturday, Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of Front Altair after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran, landed at Dubai International Airport.
The US has produced a video which, it suggests, shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded mine off the hull of one of the ships following Thursday's attacks.
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Saudi Arabia initially denied any knowledge of what happened, insisting for weeks that Khashoggi had walked out of the consulate alive.
Washington, already embroiled in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear program, has blamed Tehran. "The United States wants to support our important defense partner in the region, and I think moving forward, these arms sales made enormous sense and we're going to continue to push forward with them".
The British Foreign Office on Friday said in a statement that it concluded "it is nearly certain that a branch of the Iranian military", the Islamic Revolutionary Guard, attacked the tankers on Thursday.
All this comes after four other oil tankers off Fujairah suffered similar attacks in recent weeks, and Iranian-allied rebels from Yemen have struck USA ally Saudi Arabia with drones and missiles.
Saudi Arabia and Iran are locked in several proxy wars in the Middle East, including in Yemen where the Iran-aligned Houthi movement has claimed drone strikes on oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia last month and a missile attack which hit a civilian airport in the south of the kingdom last week.
Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen shot down a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone at an altitude that U.S. Central Command said Sunday shows improved capability and likely assistance by Iran.
Tensions in the Persian Gulf have risen as Iran appears poised to break the nuclear deal, which Trump withdrew America from a year ago.
The incidents caused oil prices to soar amid heightened fears of a conflict in the region causing major disruption to world supplies.
A United States official told Reuters a surface-to-air missile was sacked from Iranian territory on Thursday morning at a U.S. drone that was near Front Altair following the attack on the tanker.