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Saudi Arabia demands ‘decisive’ response to Gulf oil tanker attacks

Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption.

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