April 26, 2010

'Unsure when Gulf of Aden piracy will end'

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2010-04-24 16:00:00                                                                     

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden could be a threat to global maritime trade for even a decade down the line, senior officers of the Indian and US navies said Saturday.

'Ten years down the line, whether the problem of piracy would continue...time will tell,' Rear Admiral Sudhir Pillai, the flag officer commanding Goa Area and Naval Aviation, said.

The growing menace of piracy in the Gulf of Aden region was a 'complex issue' and only time would tell when the menace would end, he added while addressing a joint press conference onboard the indigenously-built destroyer INS Mysore during the ongoing Malabar India-US bilateral naval exercise.

 

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