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Security Council Debate on Piracy and Somalia

Rosemary A. DiCarlo
Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations 
New York City
November 18, 2009


AP Soundbite:

"We are concerned that the recent ransom payments have contributed to the recent increases in piracy and encourage all states to adopt a firm no concessions policy in dealing with hostage takers including pirates." -Full Text


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