Singapore Warns of Chokepoint Threats in Indian Ocean

February 10, 2024


Singapore foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, delivered a warning at the 7th Indian Sea Gathering, featuring the monetary delicacy of the district because of chokepoints like the Red Ocean and the essential significance of maintaining opportunity of route.

Vivian Balakrishnan brought up that the recent attacks in the Red Ocean by Houthi rebels act as a "obvious update" of the weakness of key sea travel focuses. He accentuated that such episodes might actually disturb vital oil and compartment traffic through the Indian Sea, presenting critical financial dangers.