UK Defence Minister Reaffirms UK Commitment to Persian Gulf

October 5, 2018 – Gulf security is our security, Defence Minister Mark Lancaster reaffirmed whilst visiting Iraq, Bahrain and Oman. As part of the five-day visit, the minister also officially opened the UK-Oman joint exercise, Saif Sareea 3, alongside Oman’s Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harub Al Busaidi. Defence Minister Mark Lancaster said, “The security of the Gulf is of the utmost importance to not only regional stability, but to the world’s economic stability. “Our commitment to our international responsibilities in the region…

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