Angola launches maritime operation

Over 50 boats and helicopters ready for Operation Transparency
The Operation Transparency, which since Monday is being expanded to Angola’s maritime coast to prevent and combat illegal fishing, smuggling and human trafficking, has available over 50 patrol boats and five helicopters equipped with technology for efficient and timely neutralization of any criminal activity happening in the country’s littoral zone.
Speaking recently to the press, the spokesman of the operation, Commissioner António Bernardo, said the conditions have been created for the onset of the combat against sea piracy. Meanwhile, the police chief explained that the Angolan coast records mainly crimes committed against people, environment and the economy, so the prevention of these sorts of crimes will be the focus of the operation.
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Commissioner António Bernardo
Commissioner António Bernardo

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