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India joins Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment (DCOC/JA)

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  • September 18, 2020
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India joins Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment (DCOC/JA)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations

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  • India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment, DCOC/JA, as an Observer.

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Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment

  • DCOC/JA is a grouping on maritime matters comprising 18 member states adjoining the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, the East Coast of Africa and Island countries in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • The DCOC was established in January 2009.
  • Aim: Repression of piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Western Indian Ocean Region, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea.
  • Japan, Norway, the UK and the US are also the Observers to the DCOC/JA.

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