The Turkish flagged ship with 23 Turkish crewmembers was hijacked July 08 in the Gulf of Aden on the way from Saudi Arabia to Jordan. NATO TF 508 Turkish warship TCG GEDIZ is escorting the ship which is processing north away from the anchorage.
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