US announces 10-nation coalition to combat Huthi attacks in Red Sea

  • Date: 19-Dec-2023
  • Source: Al-Monitor
  • Sector:Oil & Gas
  • Country:Bahrain
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US announces 10-nation coalition to combat Huthi attacks in Red Sea

The United States on Monday announced a 10-nation coalition to quell Huthi missile and drone attacks on ships transiting the Red Sea, with Britain, France, Bahrain and Italy among countries joining the "multinational security initiative.""Countries that seek to uphold the foundational principle of freedom of navigation must come together to tackle the challenge posed by this non-state actor," US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a statement. US announces 10-nation coalition to combat Huthi attacks in Red Sea