Rate of cases related to piracy falling

No major incidents in East Africa.

Rate of cases related to piracy falling, says Membe

BY JAMES KANDOYA

Cases related to piracy have dropped to zero in  a year since Tanzania signed the EAC piracy protocol endorsed by East African and Indian Ocean littoral states.

This was revealed in Dar es Salaam yesterday by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bernard Membe in an exclusive interview with the Guardian.

He said that one of the factors which contributed to the suddenly drop of the piracy cases was the Atlanta operation along the coast.

Commenting on the implementation of the conditions of which European Union was required to fulfill when the Tanzanian government signed the protocol against piracy, Membe said that the government  was still waiting for the implementation.

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Source: ippmedia.com

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