Russian anti-piracy moves

Recent crew kidnappings focus minds.

Russia Offers to Create Under the Aegis of the UN a Structure to Fight Against Maritime Piracy

During open debates on the piracy of the sea held at the UN Security Council, the Russian ambassador, Vasili Nebenzia, proposed to create a remedy that would be in charge of combating pirates of the sea.

“It is necessary to create under the aegis of the UN a universal and interstate coordinating mechanism, independent of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, which would be dedicated to combating piracy and other types of maritime crime,” he said.

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