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Bimco urges African countries to prosecute alleged pirates

The countries by the Gulf of Guinea "must take responsibility" and prosecute suspected pirates arrested by international navies in the fight against piracy, states Bimco. Local action would strengthen international support.

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Bimco urges the countries by the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa to prosecute captured pirates.

In a press release, Bimco writes that the countries "must take responsibility and step-up prosecution efforts when pirates are apprehended by international navies."

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