Gulf of Oman

▪️China, Iran and Russia held joint naval drills in the Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United States.
▪️The Gulf of Oman connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz (through which about a fifth of the world’s oil passes), which then runs to the Persian Gulf.
▪️It borders Iran and Pakistan, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.