GCC countries begin enhanced maritime security patrols: US Fifth fleet

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US sailors watch the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in Arabian Sea in this May 17, 2019 file photo. — Reuters

DUBAI — Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began “enhanced security patrols” in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the US Navy’s Bahrain-based Fifth fleet said on Sunday.

The GCC countries were “specifically increasing communication and coordination with each other in support of regional naval cooperation and maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf,” the Facebook statement said. — Reuters


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