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Djibouti: Maritime Security for the Region Bordering the Red Sea

Djibouti (HAN) December 29, 2018. The Regional Maritime Safety and Security, Jeddah Accord (Jeddah Amendment): According to the “Saudi naval forces prepare for Red Wave one”, the joint military drill, Red Wave 1, is to launch early next week with the participation of the countries bordering the Red Sea, including Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen, in addition to observers from Somalia in the Western Fleet.

“This exercise, which will be implemented by the Saudi naval forces, is one of the most significant, as it aims to enhance maritime security for the countries bordering the Red Sea, protect territorial waters, strengthen military cooperation and exchange combat experience between participants,” said Gen. Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaili, commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces.

“This exercise includes a number of precisely planned assumptions (or theories) that are consistent with the capabilities of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces and our sophisticated marine systems.”    

Picture SPA: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman promoted Vice Admiral Fahd bin Abdulla Al-Ghufaili to the rank of admiral in Riyadh.


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