Japan to scale back anti-piracy operations off Somalia

Julian Ryall, Tokyo
The number of Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers taking part in anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean off Somalia is to be cut from two to one, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in Tokyo said in a 1 November press release.
An MoD official told IHS Jane’s that one of the destroyers will return to Japan in December.
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Source: janes.com

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