Britain joins U.S. naval mission to protect oil vessels in Strait of Hormuz
Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
British officials stressed that there was no change to London's policy on Iran, but joining the U.S.
is the most significant non-Brexit foreign policy move to date of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 12-day-old government.
Just two weeks ago, Britain was calling for a European-led nava...