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Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

UN To Consider Legislation To Punish Pirates

Posted by Info on 25/05/2010

The United Nations has decided to join the fight against pirates from the Horn of Africa.

At a three-day international conference held in Istanbul and co-hosted by the UN and Turkey, delegations from 55 countries and 12 international organizations agreed to establish an international agency to fight piracy.

It usually takes time for the unwieldy machinery of the UN to start operating, but Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the organization’s experts were already working to streamline international piracy laws, the results of which would soon be published.…..

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