The Japan Coast Guard and the Indian Coast Guard conducted a joint exercise Friday in the sea off the city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, to deal with pirate attacks on ships.
It is the sixth such drill since 2000 when Japan and India started joint pirate exercises by dispatching patrol vessels to visit each other's country.
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Friday, November 18, 2005
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