New UK base in Bahrain

Base gives naval forces more reach in region.

UK opens permanent military base in Bahrain

RIYADH (Reuters) – The United Kingdom opened a permanent military base in Bahrain on Thursday, Bahrain’s state news agency BNA reported.

The ceremony formally opening the UK Naval Support Facility was attended by Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Britain’s Prince Andrew.

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Source: uk.reuters.com

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