Angola calls for stronger marsec laws

Need for legal framework in region.

Foreign Minister Calls for Greater Criminalization of Illegal Acts At Sea

Luanda — The minister of Foreign Affairs, Goerges Chikoti, advocated greater adoption by states of norms that criminalize acts of piracy and armed robbery against vessels at sea.

According to the minister, who was speaking on Friday at the closing ceremony of the International Conference on Maritime and Energy Security, the trafficking of human beings, illegal immigration, maritime pollution and illegal fishing it also deserves greater criminalization.

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