Germany refuses to join US-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

Germany refuses to join US-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

The US had formally requested earlier in the week that Germany take part in the naval mission to protect vital shipping lanes [UK defence ministry]

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said his country will not participate in a US-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, prompting a frustrated response from Washington’s ambassador to Berlin.

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