Posted by: APO | 14 April 2008


Daily Press Briefing

Statements made by

the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson



(Paris, April 14, 2008)

[Please note that only the original French text issued by the

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be considered official.





Q – What is the status of the Somali pirates in French custody on a warship en route for Djibouti? Can they be tried in France?


We are in close contact with the Somali authorities on this matter in which the legal aspects are the subject of interministerial consultations./.


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