Iraq rejects Israeli role in Gulf flotilla

Tensions have escalated in past months, with drones downed and tankers mysteriously attacked in Gulf and nearby waters
BAGHDAD: Iraq rejects any Israeli participation in a naval force to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, at the heart of tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim said on Monday.

Updated 12 August 2019
AFP
August 12, 20192

Tensions have escalated in past months, with drones downed and tankers mysteriously attacked in Gulf and nearby waters.

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