France donates boats to Togo

Written by Guy Martin

France has donated two semi-rigid patrol boats to Togo’s navy, which will use them to combat piracy and other maritime crimes.

Togolese Navy with patrol boat donated by the US in 2018. Image via US Embassy.

The vessels were officially handed over on 10 November at the Lomé naval base in the presence of the French Ambassador Jocelyne Caballero, the Minister of Defence Essozimna Gnakadè, and the Chief of General Staff of the Togolese Armed Forces, Major General Abalo Kadangha.

Source: defenceweb.co.za

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