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Vol 4 (AAC) No 10

Published 1st August 2011

Ready, able and unlikely

Officials at Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) are playing down reports that the government is mulling a naval escort for its ships facing the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Aden. ‘That was just a discussion,’ an official in the Department of African Affairs told Africa-Asia Confidential. ‘There are no concrete plans.’

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