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  • NATO warship ensures food ship arrives in Berbera

    Posted on May 19th, 2009 MCCNWD 1 comment

    Gulf of Aden – NRP Côrte Real, currently deployed on the NATO counter piracy mission, Operation Allied Protector, has provided a naval escort to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Fidel, ensuring that it arrived safely in Berbera earlier today, 14th May.

    Commander SNMG1, Rear Admiral José Domingos Pereira da Cunha said: “I am pleased to help ensure that the people of Somalia receive the food and supplies they so urgently need. Naval escorts have been provided by NATO, helping to ward off the threat of piracy.”