TITLE

High-level UN meeting and a resolution to go after pirates on land

AUTHOR(S)
Shabazz, Saeed
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;12/25/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 53, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval by the United Nations Security Council of a resolution (1851) authorizing nations involved in stopping piracy off the coast of Somalia to use land-based operations as part of the fight to end the scourge. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the resolution would send a strong signal on combating the scourge of piracy. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov noted that the problem of piracy in Somalia could not be solved by the use of force alone.
ACCESSION #
37331705

 

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