Nicaraguan flag ship refuses to leave Colombian territorial waters

Posted on October 11, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Nicaragua, Police/Military Activity

A Nicaraguan flag ship was intercepted in waters of Colombia and refuses to leave the area claiming to follow “instructions” from the government of his country, revealed that the Navy gave him 24 hours to leave the area. The vessel was detected on Wednesday afternoon “to 13 nautical miles east of longitude 82 in Colombian waters,” the Navy said in a statement. The captain of the Nicaraguan flag ship, named “Mede-Fishing-III”, said that “on instructions from the Government of that country, undertake fisheries research in the Colombian fell Quitasueño and subsequently to 30 miles northeast of the same” Colombian Navy said. Read Article

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