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U.S. and Gabon unite against pirates

Christian Fernsby |
The U.S. and Gabon have agreed to head up an international group which fights against piracy in the sea off the west coast of Africa.

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Topics: U.S.    GABON    PIRATES   

The US released a statement saying the two countries have assumed the cosecretariat of the Friends of Gulf of Guinea, also known as the FoGG, for 2020.

The group includes Germany, Canada, the US, Italy, Japan, the UK, France, Belgium, Brazil, South Korea, Denmark, Spain, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, the EU, UN's drugs and crimes agency and Interpol. It focuses on maritime crime.

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