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The Nivose leaves the Atalanta operation

(B2) The French frigate Nivose left the European anti-piracy operation on June 16 during a stopover in the Seychelles at Port Victoria to return to its base, Reunion. During these two months of operations in the region, French sailors escorted a ship chartered by the World Food Program (WFP) between Salalah (Oman) and Berbera (Somaliland). He also provided training with the French Forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDj) and welcomed Djiboutian sailors and coast guards on board to discuss procedures and modes of action relating to the fight against piracy. Same in Tanzania a few days later with ten Tanzanian police officers, then in Seychelles with the local armed forces. An anti-piracy exercise was also organized with the Seychelles forces at the end of the Nivôse deployment.

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).

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