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Thailand To Join Anti-piracy Mission Off Somalia

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A Royal Thai Navy S76 helicopter

A Royal Thai Navy S76 helicopter is chocked to the flight deck aboard the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Thomas J. Brennan.


(RTTNews) – Thailand also is joining the international forces patrolling the dangerous waters of the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean infested with Somali piracy.

A 371-member Thai naval fleet will begin its 98-day-long anti-piracy mission in the waters off Somalia in September, reports said.

Thai government spokesman Supachai Jaisamut said the Cabinet on Monday approved a decision to allocate 270 million baht ($8.4 million) for the purpose. “Thai boats, too, were hijacked many times,” he told reporters.

Source: RTTNews

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