Sri Lanka committed to fight piracy

Despite lack of attacks, regional nations not complacent. 

Sri Lanka committed to fight sea piracy

Sri Lanka says it will continue to play a role in anti-piracy operations until it is completely eradicated from the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden, in order to provide safe passage for the sea lanes of communication.

An External Affairs Ministry statement said that Sri Lanka will support the regional and global initiatives taken by partner countries for the enhancement of maritime security and pledged its commitment to work together to combat threats to maritime security.

The statement stated that Sri Lanka has a unique model placed in the form of public/private partnership model to fight piracy in the Indian Ocean.

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