Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands.
The countries will meet in Florida on Thursday.
The Gulf crisis is the most acute foreign policy challenge facing incoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The “force generation” meeting will take place at Central Command in Tampa.
It is part of a US-led push to build a coalition of navies to escort commercial tankers through the Strait of Hormuz and other key waterways in the Middle East as well as to provide increased surveillance, according to two Whitehall sources. (Read more at Sky News)
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