UK US talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing says

first_img {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} World 11 Jul 2019 Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker LONDON (Reuters) – Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokeswoman said on Friday amid tensions with Iran. Related News World 10 Jul 2019 Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shippingcenter_img World 11 Jul 2019 Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Relations between Tehran and the West have been increasingly strained after Britain seized an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar and London said the British Heritage, operated by oil company BP, had been approached in the strait between Iran and the Arabian peninsula.”We are talking to the US about building on our presence in the face of recent threats to shipping in the area,” May’s spokeswoman said on Friday. (Reporting by Paul Sandle; writing by Costas Pitas; editing by Stephen Addison) Related Newslast_img

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