Turkish parliament extends mandate for anti-piracy missions

The motion extends for one more year Turkish Navy's mandate to partake in international anti-piracy missions which would expire on February 10, 2014.

Turkish parliament extends mandate for anti-piracy missions

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish parliament approved Tuesday a government motion extending for one more year the mandate of Turkish Naval ships to partake in anti-piracy missions in Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea.

The motion extends for one more year Turkish Navy's mandate to partake in international anti-piracy missions which would expire on February 10, 2014.

Speaking at a parliament debate before the voting on the motion, Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz said Turkey contributed to the anti-piracy task force with 13 frigates.

Last Mod: 06 Şubat 2013, 09:17
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