Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba. Photo: AP

Australia joins US mission in Strait of Hormuz amid rising tensions with Iran

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia will send a frigate, a P8 maritime surveillance aircraft and support staff to the US-led mission
  • The US had asked Australia for help in patrolling the strategic shipping lane after a number of incidents involving Iran, including the seizure of ships
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Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba. Photo: AP
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