>Turkish Navy To Continue Anti-piracy Operations

>On Monday, 7 February 2011, Turkishparliament passed a motion submitted by the government, to extend thepresence of Turkish warships in Gulf of Aden for one year. This is the second extention for this mission.

According to Defence Minister VecdiGönül on average, 360 – 380 Turkish flagged or owned merchant shipspass through the Gulf of Aden every year.
Since 2008 in 15 different operationsTurkish naval forces captured 94 pirates.
Click here to read the debate in theparliament.  

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