Denmark quits anti-piracy op

NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield due to end later this year.

Denmark pulling out of the fight against Somali pirates

Danish warships and patrols have been helping NATO keep Somali pirates at bay in the Indian Ocean for nine years, capturing 295 suspected pirates, of which 50 were forwarded for prosecution in other countries.

The number of Somali pirate attacks against merchant ships has fallen from nearly 250 in 2011 to just a few this year.

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