Turkish Parliament extends Naval Forces' mission in Gulf Of Aden, Arabian sea

The Turkish parliament on Wednesday extended the mandate of Turkish naval forces in the Gulf of Aden, Somali territorial waters, the Arabian Sea, and adjacent regions for another year, News.az reports citing Daily Sabah.

A presidential decree passed by the country's parliament tells how UN Security Council resolutions were taken against piracy and armed robbery in the areas from 2008 to 2021.

"By deploying naval elements of the Turkish Armed Forces, effective measures have been taken to ensure the security of Turkish-flagged and Türkiye-related commercial ships navigating in the region. Active participation has been undertaken in joint operations against maritime piracy, armed robbery, and terrorism at sea, conducted by the international community."

The decree also stressed Türkiye's commitment to enhancing international cooperation in combating maritime piracy and armed robbery.

It stated that Türkiye has consistently supported efforts for this and has actively participated in initiatives within the UN, NATO, the EU, and the International



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