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US-led military coalition established itself on the Persian Gulf

The US armed forces declared on Thursday that it had established a command center in Bahrain, in the future, all the information of the participating Navies and industry, would bring together partners to ensure the most effective use. In addition, the US had been a rear Admiral Alvin Holsey command of the coalition was appointed.

the coalition is also the United Kingdom, Australia, Albania, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia participating alongside the United States. The aim of the project is to provide, in view of several attacks on freighters in the area of the Strait of Hormuz for the safety of commercial shipping in the Region.

No information on the troop strength

The US government blamed Iran for the attacks. The sea route from the Gulf of Oman through the bottleneck of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf is also an important transport route for oil Tankers.

The U.S. military first of all, no precise information as to how many ships and soldiers involved in the operation. It came to the important bottleneck of urban infrastructure, large ships such as frigates and destroyers to use, it was called.

Smaller patrol boats and corvettes would check the intervening vessel travel roads, in addition, there is also Monitoring of the ship traffic from the air. The US government had referred to the use of the first as "Operation Sentinel" (Guard duty), speaks now of an international Alliance for maritime security (IMSC). (step/sda)

Created: 07.11.2019, 23:36 Uhr

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