EA states in joint bid to secure coastline

Thursday June 29 2000

Marines from NATO’s Portuguese frigate

Marines from NATO’s Portuguese frigate Corte-Real arrest suspected pirates on their skiff in the Gulf of Aden June 22. ‘The signing of the agreement comes at a time when insurgencies in the territory are on the increase, with Somali pirates often seizing ships and demanding ransom.’ Picture: Reuters 

By A JOINT REPORT

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