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Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:45 GMT

UAE Joins International Maritime Protection Mission

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:26 GMT

The United Arab Emirates is joining an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, state news agency WAM said on Thursday Sep 19th.

The operation area for the International Maritime Security Construct covers the Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, the Sea of Oman and the Arabian Gulf, WAM said. 

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday Sep 18th it would join the same coalition. 


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