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UAE says it withdrew from US-led maritime coalition tasked with securing Gulf waters | TOI |

The Bahrain-headquartered CMF was established in 2001, initially as a partnership between 12 nations. It is active in crucial but troubled Gulf waters where tankers have been seized and attacked in recent months.

A spokesperson for the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) said the UAE remains a partner nation, despite putting its participation on hold.

"The CMF still includes 38 partner nations, of which the UAE is one," Commander Timothy Hawkins told AFP.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed May 31st, 2023 at 07:55:32 PM EST
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