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Prince Charles PRAISES Somali Pirates for maintaining marine balance

Recently at an ocean conservation conference in Malta, the Prince Charles said something controversial enough to raise many eyebrows.

Prince Charles Prince Charles PRAISES Somali Pirates for maintaining marine balance Source : Press

Recently at an ocean conservation conference in Malta, the Prince of Wales, Charles, said something controversial enough to raise many eyebrows. Prince Chares praised the pirates of Somalia for scaring off the fishermen and trawler crews and thus helping in creating a better marine life.

He said, "As a result, there hasn't been any fishing there for the last ten or 15 years. And from that, there has been a fantastic explosion of bigger and bigger fish."

Minutes after the controversial statements went viral, Prince Charles received a lot of backlash from people. Reportedly, two former military members lashed out at Prince for apparently endorsing the Somalian Pirates.

Ex-SAS trooper Phil Campion said, "These are nasty gangs doing extreme harm, not worrying about life.There's a few extra fish. Compare that to people's lives lost, it's insensitive. If Charles thought about it he'd have a change of heart."

Stephen Beardsley, who is an ex-soldier said, "They aren't friendly, never mind environmentally friendly."

Since 2012, the Somalian Pirates have striked at least 103 attacks on ships and have also captured 5 britons. During the years when they were in their prime, the Pirates earned and stashed hundreds of millions of dollars from ships, looting, etc. But nowadays, the western ships usually carry armed personnel on boats/ships, etc. Although they are terrifying, the Somalian Pirates don't generally spill blood or kill the hostages after looting. Recently, The United Nations passed a resolution to allow invasion in Somalia, but the United Nations Military didn't agree and put brakes in the operation because of their previous experience with the pirates.