A ship bound to Libya was found to be transporting vehicles intended for military use, in breach of the UN arms embargo, Operation IRINI says.
The founder of a far-right Italian party and frontrunner to be the country’s next leader has called for a blockade of Libya to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean, according to British newspaper the Daily Mail.
The European Union’s Naval Operation IRINI has stopped a ship from transporting vehicles, intended to for military use, to Libya in breach of the UN arms embargo, announced Operation IRINI on Wednesday.
The European Naval Operation IRINI has revealed on Monday that Turkey refused to inspect its ships bound for the Libyan port of Misrata for the eighth time.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) deplored the deaths of at least 20 migrants in the Libyan desert and renewed its call for stronger action to protect migrants along the Chad-Libya border.
Foreign Ministry summons Chargé d’Affairs of Egyptian embassy over ill-treatment of Libyans at crossing point
The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Chargé d’Affairs of the Egyptian Embassy to Libya, Tamer Mustafa, to inform him of the ministry’s dissatisfaction with the ill-treatment that the Libyan citizens receive during their entry and exit from Egypt.
The UN Security Council approved a resolution Friday extending the authorisation for countries and regional organisations to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya suspected of violating the UN arms embargo on the troubled north African nation.
Niger plans to build a base for armed drones to strengthen its defence and security capabilities in combating terrorism and for closely monitoring the security situation across its borders with Libya and Mali.
The European Naval Operation IRINI has revealed that Turkey refused to inspect its ships bound for the Libyan port of Misurata for the seventh time, according to the Italian Nova news agency.
Libya and Egypt’s customs authorities have agreed to set up a mechanism for exchanging information and cooperation with respect to combating customs violations.