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Escape, missiles, and surrender: This is how the US Navy saved the Israeli ship

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Central Park Transporter is safe. The Zodiac Maritime ship, which belongs to the Zodiac Group, owned by Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer, was attacked yesterday by occupation forces. Armed men Anonymous on the go Gulf of Aden. there US Masonan Arleigh Burke-class destroyer of the US Navy, intervened with other boats of the International Anti-Piracy Task Force (TF 151) after receiving an emergency call from the tanker, forcing the hijackers to flee.

According to what was reported by the United States Central Command (Central command), upon the arrival of Task Force 151 unit Five men They attempted to leave Central Park on motorboats, but surrendered after a brief pursuit by the Freemasons. Their affiliation is not yet known. The tanker’s crew has been secured and will not be there injured. Shortly thereafter, at approximately 01.41 local time, the second Missiles Ballistic missiles were launched towards the US ship and the tanker from rebel-controlled territory The Houthis Subordinate Yemen. The two carriers went down about 10 nautical miles (18.5 kilometers) from the two ships. It is unclear whether they were intercepted or missed their target.

Maritime domain security is essential for Regional stabilitysaid Gen. Michael Eric Kurella, commander of Central Command. “We will continue to work with allies and partners to ensure the safety of international shipping lanesThe representative of Zodiac Maritime, Jani Järvinen, thanked, “Coalition forces responded immediately to protect assets in the area Maritime Law international“.

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Trying to take over Central Park is The third assault For a ship linked to the Jewish state. The previous two attacks were the drone attack on the container ship CMA CGM Symi, which the United States attributed to itIranThe merchant ship Galaxy Leader was hijacked by Houthi rebel commandos, who took the ship to the coastal city of Hodeidah. Regarding this latest event, Foreign Ministry spokesman in Tehran, Nasser Kanani, denied any kind of this Share For the Islamic Republic.

These events, in addition to the fear that the war between Israel and Hamas will spread to the entire Middle East region, make it increasingly difficult to reach an agreement. Maritime trade international. For this reason, the United States deployed its forces in The Red Sea the Carrier strike group From the aircraft carrier Dwight D. EisenhowerOf which the destroyer USS Mason is a part.

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