US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf

US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced that the US Navy aircraft carrier “USS Dwight D. Eisenhower” entered the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz.

In the statement made at CENTCOM the expression was used.

The statement, which stated that the ship would patrol to ensure freedom of navigation, noted that the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower was accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem, and the frigate Languedoc. the French Navy.

The CENTCOM statement states that the commercial ship named “M/V Central Park” yesterday requested assistance from forces in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden. The statement indicated that the US Navy destroyer “USS Mason (DDG 87)” responded to the Central Park distress call, and that 5 armed people boarded the ship and attempted to escape with a small boat.

In the statement it was announced that 5 armed people who tried to take over the ship were captured. (AA)

Source: Sozcu


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