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Yemen, 8 African countries pledge to fight maritime piracy

At the end of the International Conference on Maritime Piracy, Yemen and eight African countries signed a code of conduct which laid out measures to combat piracy in the western area of the Indian Ocean, and in the Gulf of Aden, off the shores of Somalia. The code includes mechanisms to ensure coordination among countries bordering the western half of the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea to help facilitate a more efficient fight against piracy off Somalia. (Full Story)

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