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Published: Friday March 29, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday April 24, 2013 MYT 2:13:27 PM

Najib: Malaysia committed to defend sovereignty

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is committed to continue defending its sovereignty said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday.

He said the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) had also made several achievements in its bid to combat pirates in the Malacca Straits.

"The MMEA has made several achievements in combating pirates in the Straits of Malacca.

“We are committed to defend the country's sovereignty," he said in his latest tweet.

On Thursday, MMEA Air Operations Branch director, First Admiral (Maritime) told Bernama that MMEA had gained international recognition for its competence in combating sea piracy in the Malacca Straits.

When speaking at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2013), he also said combating pirates in the Malacca Straits was the major success that had boosted MMEA's name. - Bernama

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