01 December 2021
by Brooks Tigner
The European Union (EU) intends to expand its Coordinated Maritime Presence (CMP) concept from from the Gulf of Guinea to the Indian Ocean to create an “arc of security”, according to EU officials.
“We are considering creating a new maritime area of interest by enlarging the CMP concept into the Indian Ocean,” said Stefano Tomat, senior security policy official at the European External Action Service (EEAS), during a 30 November hearing of the European Parliament's security and defence sub-committee.
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The European Union (EU) intends to expand its Coordinated Maritime Presence (CMP) concept from from ...