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Malta to receive new offshore patrol vessel

A funding from the European Union will allow Malta to acquire a new €34 million offshore patrol vessel.

Another €7.5 million will be set aside for the upgrade of the nation’s existing P 61 offshore patrol vessel.

The Parliamentary Secretary for EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds, Ian Borg, announced June 22 that the Armed Forces of Malta and the Malta Police Force will be benefiting from almost €45 million of which €33 million are financed from EU funding.

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