World News: 14:04 GMT Tuesday 30th July 2019. [Yahoo Celebrity Feed via SPi World News]
The United States has formally asked Germany to join France and Britain in a mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz and to combat Iranian aggression, the U.S. Embassy in Berlin said on Tuesday. At a time of heightened tension between the United States and Iran, Washington has proposed stepping up efforts to safeguard the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, through which about a fifth of the world's oil passes. 'We've formally asked Germany to join France and the UK to help secure the Straits of Hormuz and combat Iranian aggression.
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