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US plays down Somali piracy deal

The US has played down a statement by Somalia’s prime minister that he had secured agreement for the US navy to patrol Somali waters to fight piracy. Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Ghedi had told ministers he agreed the deal on Sunday with the US ambassador to Kenya. But the US State Department said discussions had taken place about possible co-operation to fight piracy, but there had been no deal. The waters off Somalia are seen as the world’s most dangerous. Full Story

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