The Latest: Britain to join US-led ship security mission

The Latest: Britain to join US-led ship security missionBritain says it will work with the United States in a “new international maritime security mission” to protect merchant shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Ministry of Defense said Monday that Royal Navy vessels will work alongside the U.S. Navy to escort vessels through the busy strait, which has become a flashpoint for tensions between Iran and the West. The U.S. has been asking its allies to take part in a naval mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, though European nations have been reluctant.



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