South Korea consider the captured five pirates in exchange for the hostages kidnapped last year.
Data Figure: South Korean Navy commandos surrounded the pirate ship
Global Network reporter Chang reported, according to South Korea,” Chosun Ilbo “reported on 25 January, the South Korean government is currently considering how to deal with the 21-day rescue “three lakes jewelry” was alive when the five hostages pirates. South Korean lawmakers have proposed, can be captured pirates release, as with 3 months ago by Somali pirates hijacked the “gold U.S. 305″ crew swap program.
According to reports, South Korean defense minister Kim W attend the 24th Congress, the town’s Defense Committee, “Dawn of the Gulf of Aden war” victories report forum. When some members proposed “to consider the capture of five pirates into the country, with gold No. US-South Korean hostage exchange program”, he said: “This is good advice, but in consultation with relevant government departments.” .
It is reported that South Korean Foreign Ministry and other government authorities have expressed doubts about the proposal, because it is difficult to pirate and one of the crew for Korea, it is not clear hijacked “three lakes jewelry” and the number of pirates hijacked “Gold U.S. 305″ number is a pirate faction, it is believed the feasibility of exchange.