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RI says no to private armed guards aboard vessels

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, June 13 2012 | 10:40 am

PREMIUM While calling for global efforts to combat piracy and vessel hijacking, Indonesia opposes the proposed recruitment of private armed security guards (PCASP) on ships aimed to ensure security and safety on international waters.

Transportation Minister E.E. Mangindaan said the hiring of private armed security guards on ships had been a pretty hot issue at the recent meeting of the Internationa...