Income sources said China is actively considering to send to Somalia Fleet
Reporters from China's marine transport sector was informed sources, China is actively considering sending a Fleet went to the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean at the western border of the Somali waters in the region to participate in the maintenance of international maritime security. The fleet is likely from leave in the South China Sea, once the trip will be the first Chinese naval mission went to the sea. It is understood that some of Beijing's military correspondent media is actively sign up to participate in the operation of this report. Recently, the Chinese focus on whether or not to send Sea Fleet Somalia has given rise to international attention. Many Chinese scholars to support China's participation in the dozen countries in the implementation of the anti-piracy operations. "Horn of Africa," a Somali guard in the Red Sea into the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden vital waterway, a long time, here in Shanghai has been the world's busiest transport routes a, but for many years Piracy has been rampant in the international maritime and international trade has brought huge threat . According to the United Nations International Maritime Organization statistics, this year has more than 120 robberies occurred in the sea waters of Somalia, pirates hijacked the vessel more than 30 years, kidnapping more than 600 crew members. This year in September and November, Somali pirates have hijacked a ship carrying Ukrainian there are dozens of tanks and heavy cargo ships and Saudi Arabia's large oil tankers, "Seawolf Star". China Shipping was the same from time to time of the attack Somali pirates looted, dozens of Chinese crew members were taken hostage Suomalihai robbery, in November, Somali pirates hijacked Tianjin is also the company's offshore fishing industry, "Yu on the 8th day of" fishing boats. Since June this year, the UN Security Council has adopted three resolutions authorizing foreign troops can claim after the Government agreed to enter the cable on the sea's territorial waters to combat piracy and armed robbery, and authorization is valid from 6 months to 12 months. So far, 16 countries in the naval domain Suohai joint patrols. NATO to send anti-piracy 7 frigates and destroyers. Russia to send a "fearless" missile frigate in the Gulf of Aden implementation of the escort mission. The EU announced in December from the start, code-named "atalanta" military operations for a period of 12 months. India sent a ship carrying helicopters and commando large merchant ships to their convoy. The South Korean government has drawn up plans to send warships are just waiting for the approval of Congress. Chinese Navy's newspaper "People's Navy" recently published several articles on China Fleet of the Indian Ocean to Somalia to combat piracy of legitimacy. China Institute of Contemporary International Relations of Guo Xiaobing said that the Chinese navy to Somalia to carry out anti-piracy operations is a responsible big country in international law within the framework of the normal military operations, the use of force against Somali piracy is an international consensus to protect the international trade and international Transport security. Guo Xiaobing said China already overrun the national interests of the land area, China's international trade in the world has for several years, the world's sea lanes safe for China is of great strategic significance in the current international financial crisis against the backdrop of , To establish the world's confidence in the safety of shipping important markedly effective. A Beijing military experts believe that the Chinese navy in waters near Somalia to the implementation of the anti-piracy operation, showing that the use of Chinese maritime military forces to safeguard its maritime interests in maintaining regional security environment, the maintenance of maritime navigation and marine safety is determined to channel, The will and ability. India, "Calcutta News" 12, said recently that China's defense experts and diplomats have been discussing the feasibility of this. A Chinese newspaper said the diplomat suggested that the Government carefully and only in the framework of the United Nations to the Gulf of Aden. The United States of America International News Service also quoted a Chinese newspaper reported that China actively support the deployment of strategic experts, but other scholars suggest that the Government should exercise caution.