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French commandos are dispatched to help rescue crew of yacht

Elite French troops have been dispatched to East Africa to bolster an effort to free the crew of a yacht that was seized by pirates off Somalia, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Monday. A team of French commandos who conduct anti-terrorist and hostage rescue operations was being sent to Djibouti to “reinforce” a group that was trying to negotiate with the pirates, the spokeswoman, Pascale Andreani, said in an Internet briefing. Full Story

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