December 04 2008
The U.N. Security Council has extended the mandate for member states to battle pirates off the coast of Somalia, reports the Voice of America News.
The one-year extension lays the legal foundation for a European Union anti-piracy operation slated to begin next week.
The resolution authorizes U.N. members to take all necessary means to fight piracy, including force.
The U.N. is still working to develop a mechanism for prosecuting suspected pirates once they have been...
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