The U.S. is holding talks with other nations about escorting foreign-flagged cargo ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Iran’s recent naval moves.

The U.S. Navy is currently escorting U.S. commercial ships, but “there are discussions with other nations to include their vessels as well,” U.S. Central Command spokesman Col. Pat Ryder said Friday.

Pentagon officials did not say which countries are in discussions, saying it is up to individual nations to disclose their involvement. […]