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Denmark deploys naval vessel to Gulf of Guinea

Denmark is deploying a frigate to the Gulf of Guinea to combat piracy in the area, where three merchant vessels have come under attack in recent months, Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen announced Tuesday. Launching a mission will make a huge difference, says Danish Shipping.

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Denmark is deploying a frigate to the Gulf of Guinea to participate in a mission against piracy, Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen (Social Democrat) informed during a press briefing Tuesday evening.

The area around Gulf of Guinea has long been plagued by a growing number of attacks.

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