Oman strengthens defence ties with UK

Source: MEMO

The Oman News Agency said yesterday that Sultan Qaboos Bin Said issued Royal Decree No. 46/2016 for the ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which was signed in May to strengthen cooperation in the field of defence between the Omani and the UK governments.

The MoU entails strengthening bilateral defence cooperation and raising the frequency of joint military exercises in Oman, as Britain plans to increase the number of military training teams that it sends to the sultanate annually from 34 to 45 teams in order to increase short-term exercises.

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