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UK juggles priorities as it assesses Middle East deployments

21st September 2020 - 18:23 GMT | by The Clarence in London

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The International Maritime Security Construct recently opened its formal headquarters in Bahrain. The grouping of nations focusing on delivering maritime security in the complex Gulf region has been co-ordinating the deployment of warships in the region since 2019 to help reduce tensions, particularly in the Strait of Hormuz.

The RN leads this operation, referred to as Operation Sentinel, and it is responsible for directing its efforts. This low-profile commitment marks yet further evidence of the continued presence of the UK in the region, and its commitment to maritime security.

However, as the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy

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