United States has announced an award for information about smuggling of weapons in Middle East

The US Navy, based in the Middle East, will begin to award information about the illegal trade in weapons, drugs and other goods in the region, TRT World reports citing official sources.

This initiative will help sailors of the United States fleet intercept and confiscate illegal goods in Middle Eastern waters.

The Central Command of the US Navy (Navcent) said that the remuneration can be cash and reach $ 100,000. The award can also be in the form of objects such as boats, vehicles, or food products, equipment.

It is noted that the implementation of such an initiative can complicate the supply of Iranian weapons to the Tegran’s allies in Yemen, Syria and Lebanon.