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Saudi Joins International Coalition For Safety Of Maritime Navigation

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has joined the International Coalition for the Safety and Protection of Maritime Navigation and aimed at guaranteeing the Safety of Maritime Corridors.

According to the official source of the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom, the operations areas will cover the Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, the Sea of Oman and the Arabian Gulf.

A statement by the Saudi Press Agency today, September 20, said that Kingdom’s joining of the International Coalition body will aim at supporting the regional and international efforts in order to deter and counter threats to international navigation and international trade.

It is also aimed at to guaranteeing international energy security and continuation of energy supplies to the international economy and to contribute to maintaining international peace and security.

The International Coalition aims at protecting commercial vessels by providing safe navigation in order to guarantee the freedom of sea navigation and international trade, and to protect the interests of the coalition countries in terms of enhancing security and safety of commercial vessels that sail through these corridors.

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