NATO: No mission requested in Strait of Hormuz

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said there had been no formal request for the military alliance to launch a mission in the Strait of Hormuz. (AFP)

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday there had been no formal request for the military alliance to launch a mission in the Strait of Hormuz.

The United States has proposed stepping up efforts to safeguard the vital oil route at a time of heightened tension between Washington and Tehran.

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