Asked to clarify whether that means the kingdom will work to acquire its own nuclear capability, al-Jubeir said, "That's what we mean".
Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has long said it would match any Iranian weapons development, but Jubeir's renewed vow came after US President Donald Trumppulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb.
The cross-border attack by the Iran-allied rebels, known as Houthis, came amid mounting regional tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump made a decision to withdraw from the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran.
Riyadh, which leads a regional coalition that intervened in Yemen's civil war to fight the Huthis, accuses Iran of supplying the militia with ballistic missiles.
Yemeni armed forces, supported by popular committees, fired Wednesday night a ballistic missile at the headquarters of Saudi Information and Electronic Warfare in Najran, southern Saudi Arabia. Such behaviour is unacceptable.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage after the Borkan-2 (Volcano-2) medium-range ballistic missiles landed on the Saudi targets.
"We will find the right way and at the right time to respond to this". He further added that they do not want direct military action against Iran.
"We believe the nuclear deal was flawed", al-Jubeir said, criticizing portions of the agreement that expire and the fact that its scope is limited to nuclear issues.
While Trump's decision has pleased allies in Israel and Persian Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia, it pits the United States against its closest European allies, leaves the future of Tehran's nuclear ambitions in question and raises the prospects of a regional arms race.
His comments came shortly after Houthi rebels fired two ballistic missiles toward Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia is not only one of Iran's major foes in the Middle East, but they are also leading the US-backed Arab alliance to reinstate the internationally-recognised Yemeni government, led by President Abd Rabbu Mansour al-Hadi, who lives in exile in Riyadh. For decades, Saudi Arabia supported these countries, but its focus has shifted to trying to curb Iran's influence in the region.
Iran has ruled out renegotiating the accord and threatened to retaliate, although it has not said exactly how, if Washington pulled out.
In a tweet directed at Trump, he wrote: " 'Take away credentials?' These authoritarian impulses of yours are anti-American". He has generally viewed most news coverage as unfair and talked about taking retaliatory measures against journalists.
On Thursday, Twitter disclosed that the internal system bug allowed the company to store user passwords in plain text. These are used to confirm account credentials without revealing the actual password . "This is an industry standard".
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Economists interpreted symmetric to mean policymakers would not be too concerned with inflation overshooting the target . Americans need rising wages to help offset higher prices and drive consumer spending, the backbone of the economy.
But Giuliani also delved into issues of foreign policy, an area where he has no assigned role in the Trump administration. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she first learned that Trump reimbursed Cohen during Giuliani's interview.
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