Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Saudi talks with Somali pirates on Sirius Star are making progressnote
Reports from Riyadh suggest that the Saudi talks with the Somali pirates to get the oil tanker released are making progress. The oil tanker, named Sirius Star and owned by Saudi Aramco, was hijacked off the Kenyan coast on 16/11/08. The Saudis have never lost hope of getting it back. The following 286-word newswire focuses on the issue and tells how the talks are making progress. It also tells about the dangers that surround the Saudi shipping routes.