Somali Coast Guard may be established to tackle piracy in East Africa (but what about the West Coast?)




Without a formal national coast guard, Somalia is still vulnerable to piracy in the Horn of Africa despite incidents vastly decreasing over recent months. According to a report in Defense News, the European Union may help Somalia establish its own national coast guard to replace the irregular maritime police forces currently patrolling the region. Further discussions about a Somali Coast Guard will be held during a strategic review of maritime security in the region, dubbed EUCAP Nestor. Wit...
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