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Mozambique: Government-Total Agreement Distances Private Security Firms from LNG Projects

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Total and the State regarding the protection of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects - Area 1 and Area 4 - on the Afungi peninsula, in Cabo Delgado, implies a significant increase in the number of staff of special police units (PRM) and military personnel from the Armed Forces of Defense of Mozambique (FADM) deployed to protect infrastructure and workers in the area, extending the security perimeter to cover surrounding communities. READ MORE