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URGENT ¥¥¥ EXCLUSIVE - Somali president offers amnesty to pirates

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Somalia's president has offered an amnesty to young pirates in a bid to end attacks off the Horn of Africa nation's coast, he told AFP.

"We have been negociating with the pirates indirectly through the elders," said President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. "Piracy has to end".

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