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Germany will Not Join U.S.-Led Mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas

2019-08-01 - 4:16 p

Bahrain Mirror- Reuters: Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday.

Stressing that Germany wants to avoid a further escalation of tensions in the region, Maas told reporters on a trip to Warsaw that there was no military solution.

"Germany will not take part in the sea mission presented and planned by the Untied States," said Maas.

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