Royal Navy plans to deploy marines to Gulf as Iran blamed for oil tanker attacks

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(Worthy News) - The Royal Navy is drawing up plans to deploy marines to the Persian Gulf to protect British ships after a series of alleged Iranian attacks on oil tankers in the region.

It is understood the plans were first drawn up weeks ago amid rising tensions with Iran, but the Ministry of Defence (MOD) mission has not been formally announced.

Whitehall’s Cobra security committee is expected to meet this week to discuss the escalating situation and proposals to dispatch Royal marines. [ Source: UK Telegraph (Read More...) ]

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