American and British army officers yesterday visited the Shahn land port in Al-Mahra province in eastern Yemen on the border with the Sultanate of Oman, Yemen’s Shabab.net reported.
The site quoted an unnamed source as saying that officers arrived on Sunday and included officers from the US Fifth Fleet and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) operating in the Gulf of Oman.
According to the source, the US-British military delegation met during the visit with the leadership of the Arab coalition forces in Al-Mahra.
Observers believe the visit aims to enhance coordination between the US and British navies, the Yemeni security services and the Arab coalition forces to combat smuggling in Al-Mahra province.
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