Oman: the attack on the Israeli ship took place beyond our regional waters


The Sultanate of Oman has confirmed that the attack on the Israeli ship “MV MERCER STREET’ took place beyond Omani regional waters.

According to the Omani News Agency, the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) sent sorties over the incident site while the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) operated a vessel en route. Once the vessel owners and crew were contacted, they stated that the vessel would proceed to its destination without the need for further assistance.

The Sultanate affirmed its constant keenness on providing all resources to maintain safe passage for all in Omani regional waters.