US says has asked Germany to ‘help secure’ Strait of Hormuz

Shoaib Ur Rehman July 30, 2019

BERLIN: The United States has asked Germany to join a naval mission to help secure the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid its tense standoff with Iran, the US embassy in Berlin said Tuesday.

“We’ve formally asked Germany to join France and the UK to help secure the Strait of Hormuz and combat Iranian aggression,” said a statement by embassy spokeswoman Tamara Sternberg-Greller.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019

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