S. Korea reviews Gulf options

S. Korea reviews diverse options over Strait of Hormuz role: defense ministry

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) — South Korea has been reviewing diverse options on how to contribute to U.S.-led efforts to safeguard the strategic waters off Iran after receiving such requests from Washington, the defense ministry said Friday.

The United States has been asking its allies to join a military coalition in the Strait of Hormuz to ensure freedom of navigation amid simmering tensions between Washington and Tehran.

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Source: en.yna.co.kr

Persian Gulf/Strait of Hormuz

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