French warship makes call at Pulau Indah

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French warship Aconit makes week-long call at Pulau Indah


The Aconit, a French stealth frigate, made a stop at the Port Klang Cruise Centre in Westport as part of a peace mission to Asia.

Commander Jean-Pierre Helluy, who was appointed captain of the ship last August, said the ship sailed from Toulon, France, on March 5 and arrived at Westport on April 22.

It will be moored in Port Klang until tomorrow.

“Malaysia is an important stop for us, as part of a security and peacekeeping exercise,” said Helluy who feted members of the media to fresh macaroons and orange juice before leading the group on a tour of the ship.

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