Royal Navy to protect British ships in Strait of HormuzChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 5, 2020
The Royal Navy has deployed ships to escort British fleets through the Strait of Mormuz as tensions continue to boil over in the Middle East following the US drone strike that killed Iran's leading general.
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Defence Secretary Ben Wallace confirmed he had instructed the HMS Montrose frigate and the HMS Defender destroyer to return to the strait - a key passage for oil freighting - saying that the Government will "take all necessary steps to protect our ships and citizens at this time". ■