Tunisian Prime Minister, Hichem Michichi, announced that he had granted permission to his country’s authorities to open the Ras Jedir border crossing with Libya.
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.
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 …
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 …
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday certified a Turkey-Libya maritime jurisdiction deal that covers parts of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Operation IRINI announced that it had reached its full operational capacity, enabling it to take all necessary measures to accomplish its mission.
The EU will help write Libya’s national strategy of border security and management, according to an internal EU document.
A merchant ship carrying jet fuel to Libya from the United Arab Emirates was stopped and inspected by European Union authorities on Thursday to determine whether the vessel had breached a United Nations arms embargo, EU officials said.
The 2010–2011 uprisings disrupted a long-standing informal arrangement governing border trade between Tunisia and Libya. Over the following decade, as Libya disintegrated into mutually hostile fiefdoms, Tunisia maintained its unity, transitioned from authoritarian to democratic rule, and increasingly shunned official dealings with competing Libyan power centers. As such, grassroots cross-border …
IRINI has produced significant results in deterrence in arms and oil smuggling and has been impartial: IRINI Operation Commander Agostini
The EU believes that its IRINI Operation has been successful in its role of enforcing the UN Security Council Resolution on the arms embargo on Libya.