Cameras to replace peacekeepers at strategic Red Sea strait – Reuters

A container ship passes by a seashore Inside the Aqaba Gulf in entrance of Tiran island which transferred into Saudi Arabia in 2017 off the Purple Sea retype of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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JERUSALEM, July 21 (Reuters) – Distant-managed digital cameras will take over obligation from U.S.-led peacekeepers for making sure worldwide delivery retains freedom of entry to the Gulf of Aqaba, whose shoreline is shared by Israel and three Arab nations, officers said.

Tiran island, which lies Inside the straits of The identical identify On the mouth of the gulf, was handed to Saudi Arabia from Egypt Collectively with subsequent-door Sanafir island in 2017.

All by way of a go to to Israel and Saudi Arabia final week, U.S. President Joe Biden introduced thOn the tiny Multinational Strain and Observers (MFO) contingent on Tiran would depart.

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