Envoy expresses piracy concerns

Hijacking of Iranian dhow and attack on Thai longliner cause concern.

UN Envoy for Somalia expresses concerns over recent rise in piracy acts


The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemns the hijacking of a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia on 22 November, 2015.

“I condemn in the strongest terms any form of armed robbery or piracy at sea,” declared SRSG Kay. “While Somalia continues to experience significant political progress, significant security gains and efforts to advance economic recovery, I am concerned that any increase in piracy could erode the progress achieved to date.”

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Source: mareeg.com

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