Maritime piracy is an obstacle to peace and stability of States (Togolese PM)

By: LIANG Chen

The Prime Minister of Togo Komi Selom Klassou said Monday that maritime piracy is an “obstacle to peace and stability of states but also an obstacle to economic development and well-being.”

This threat is complex, difficult to define, to understand and counteract its various operating methods, said the Togolese PM at the opening of the Maritime Conference of the National Organization for the action of the sea state ( ONAEM).

For the PM, the Gulf of Guinea, which is full of important natural resources as well as fish oil, wealth that make it an area of ​​geostrategic interests and a major hub of international trade becomes unfortunately in recent years, a prey to regional attraction for pirates and criminals of all kinds.

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