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Turkish Defense Minister: EU’s Operation IRINI flawed from the start

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told reporters at the Turkish parliament in the capital Ankara Tuesday that European Union’s Operation IRINI was stillborn, saying “it has lacked a solid basis in terms of international law since the beginning”.

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IRINI inspects vessel from Turkey to Libya as part of UN arms embargo

Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini reported yesterday that it had boarded and inspected on Tuesday the Merchant Vessel (MV) MEDKON SINOP in application of the United Nation Security Council’s Resolution 2292 of 2016 concerning the arms embargo on Libya.

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Libya, Tunisia reach initial agreement to reopen borders and resume flights

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA), on Wednesday, said it had reached an agreement in principle with its Tunisian counterpart to map out an urgent, unified health protocol between both countries, to be followed shortly afterwards by the reopening of air space between the …

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What does the UN registration of the Turkey-Libya maritime agreement mean?

Earlier this month, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres registered the Turkey-Libya deal on the delimitation of maritime jurisdiction in the Mediterranean. Under Article 102 of the UN Charter, “Every treaty and every international agreement entered into by any Member of the United Nations… shall as soon as possible be registered with …

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