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UK calls on US and Europe to safeguard shipping through strait of Hormuz

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Britain hopes to act as bridge between US and countries like Germany, which is reluctant to get involved in any Washington-led missionThe UK has invited military representatives of US, France and other European countries to a meeting in Bahrain on Wednesday in an attempt to create an international mission to safeguard shipping through the strait of Hormuz.Britain is hoping that it can act as bridge between the US – which has the largest military presence of a Western nation in region – and countries like Germany, which is reluctant to getting involved in any mission led by Washington. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/30/uk-us-europe-shipping-strait-of-hormuz

Author : Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

Publish date : 2019-07-30 18:38:25

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