United Nations: use of military force against pirates reauthorized

Days after pirates shot at an Oceania Cruises ship, the United Nations renewed the authorization for countries to use military force against pirates operating in waters off Somalia. The 15-nation council unanimously voted to extend the right of countries’ military forces to seize and dispose of “boats, vessels, arms and other related equipment used or suspected of being used for piracy, which has recently reached a peak off the coast of the Horn of Africa country.” for one year.Source: Travel Weekly; find article here>>.

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