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August 30, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Declaring that Western weapons have already made "further aggression a risky venture indeed" for Iraq, British Defense Secretary Tom King disclosed Wednesday that his government is dispatching more warships to the Persian Gulf. King, who is touring the region, told reporters on board the frigate Battleaxe in port in Bahrain that three mine-hunters will be sent from the eastern Mediterranean, along with the destroyer Gloucester from Britain. They will join three British warships in the gulf.
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August 30, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Declaring that Western weapons have already made "further aggression a risky venture indeed" for Iraq, British Defense Secretary Tom King disclosed Wednesday that his government is dispatching more warships to the Persian Gulf. King, who is touring the region, told reporters on board the frigate Battleaxe in port in Bahrain that three mine-hunters will be sent from the eastern Mediterranean, along with the destroyer Gloucester from Britain. They will join three British warships in the gulf.
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