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US Central Command Welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into IMSC

Saudi Press Agency

Thursday 1441/1/20 - 2019/09/19

Washington, September 19, 2019, SPA -- The US Central Command welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC), appreciating the Kingdom's decision to join the IMSC and in taking an active role in preserving the freedom of navigation, promoting maritime security and de-escalating regional tensions.

In a statement issued yesterday, General Kenneth F. McKenzie appreciates the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's leading role in regional security matters and welcomes their commitment to preserving the free flow of commerce, which is a linchpin of the global economy.

"Threats to the freedom of navigation are an international problem requiring an international solution, and we are pleased that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be a part of that solution," he added.

20:08 LOCAL TIME 17:08 GMT

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