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Soon a new Maltese VPD team?

(BRUSSELS2) Malta could send a new on-board protection team (VPD) of around a dozen people aboard the Dutch ship. The option is being studied at government level. A memorandum of understanding was signed with the Dutch Ministry of Defense in 2010 to install its VPDs on board. This was the case in 2010 with the Johan de Witt and in 2011 with the Zuiderkruis.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).