Tanzania signs anti-piracy protocol
Protocol signed but with conditions imposed.
Tanzania finally endorses EAC anti-piracy protocol
BY JAMES KANDOYA
At last Tanzania has signed the protocol against piracy which was endorsed by other East African and Indian Ocean littoral states under the condition that European Union construct prisons that meet the required international standards.
Tanzania was the only country that had not signed the protocol despite being one of the affected nations by piracy on the Indian Ocean.
Minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation, Bernard Membe, told The Guardian in a telephone interview recently that Tanzania signed but on conditions.
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