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Defense Minister Wants Military Personnel On Foreign Cargo Ships

April 24 2012

South Africa

Defense Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says British and other European ships passing through South African waters must carry military personnel for protection rather than using non-military security forces, reports London's Daily Telegraph.

The presence of other military personnel would facilitate dealings with South African marines boarding the vessels for inspections, said Sisulu.

This puts in jeopardy a plan put forward by British Prime Minister David Cameron. Cameron said last...

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