Singapore to head anti-piracy flotilla in Gulf of Aden
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Last Updated: Friday, April 01, 2011, 13:18
  
Singapore: Singapore has taken over the command of an international anti-piracy naval flotilla in the Gulf of Aden, a media report said on Friday.

Singapore, which took over the task force stewardship yesterday from Pakistan, would coordinate counter-piracy operations with naval forces from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other navies, the 'Straits Times' reported.

Rear Admiral Harris Chan and 24 others from Singapore Armed Forces would lead four ships in the Combined Task Force 151 in and around the Gulf's pirate-infested waters till June, it added.

PTI


First Published: Friday, April 01, 2011, 13:18


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