UK To Deploy Marines To Protect British Ships In The Persian Gulf

Bloomberg
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June 16, 2019

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) The Royal Navy plans to deploy 100 marines to the Persian Gulf to protect British ships after a series of attacks on vessels, the Telegraph newspaper reports.

Plans for the deployment began several weeks ago and a security committee is expected to meet this week to discuss the matter, the paper reported without revealing the source of the information.

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