Singapore Addresses Fight Against Piracy

Thursday, February 19, 2009

The Singapore Ministry of Defence released the speech delivered by Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean at a recent conference.  He stated, among other things, that he expects piracy in the Straits of Malacca to increase due to the declining economic situation.  He also announced the Singapore will be deploying a Landing Tank Ship with two helicopters to assist in combating piracy in the Gulf of Aden. (2/12/09).

(Source: Holland & Knight)

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