Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan ships can request escort of Chinese mainland navy
+ -
20:38, January 06, 2009

 Related News
 Naval mission nears Strait of Malacca
 Related Channel News
· China Navy's Escorting Missions in Gulf of Aden, Somali waters
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Ships from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan can request the escort services of the Chinese mainland's navy fleet in Somalian waters, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular press conference here Tuesday.

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan are all part of China. The Chinese government attached high importance to the safety of overseas Chinese, and the escort flotilla in Somalian waters will also protect ships from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, Qin said.

The Chinese navy has sent two destroyers and one supply ship tothe Gulf of Aden, joining the multinational patrol in the sea lanes where piracy endangers international shipping.

The Chinese Ministry of Transport started accepting escort requisitions of Chinese ships from Tuesday, and 15 merchant ships have applied for escort from Jan. 6 to 10.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Behind scene of "Bush shoes attack"
7,000 students register in Iran's Isfahan to fight Israel
China lodges strong protest to France over Dalai Lama meeting
Message Board
Misuse of force goes against one's own wish

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90785/6568223.pdf