TCG Gemlik Sails to Horn of Africa’s Djibouti Port

Taking a short break from counter-piracy operations in the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Aden, TCG Gemlik came alongside in the Horn of Africa’s Djibouti port.

During the visit, Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, Commander Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, called on the Defence Minister His Excellency Hassan Darar Houffaneh; the Djibouti Armed Forces Deputy Commander Brigadier General Daher Ali Mohamed and the Coast Guard Commander Captain Wais Bogoreh to discuss issues related to counter-piracy.

Rear Admiral Bay also visited the Japanese Deployment Ground Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement; the Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement and the Spanish Air Force maritime patrol reconnaissance aircraft detachment.

CTF 151 is a multi-national Task Force consisting of TCG Gemlik; the Pakistan Navy Ship Aslat; the Japanese Navy Ships Akizuki and Sawagiri and the Republic of Korea Ship Chungmugong Yi Sunshin.

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