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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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Bashagha discusses cooperation in combating terrorism with EU Ambassador

The Minister of Interior of the Government of National Accord, Fathi Bashagha, held discussions with the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Libya, Jose Sabadell, on Tuesday, on the security cooperation in the field of combating terrorism.

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For Turkey, the Libyan conflict and the eastern Mediterranean are inextricably linked

On September 3, the United Nations warned that war-torn Libya is at a “decisive turning point,” with weapons from foreign backers pouring into both sides of the conflict. The main foreign protagonists in the Libyan conflict are split into two camps. In one camp is Russia, the United Arab Emirates …

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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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Foreign Minister concerned about African Union’s sanctions on Libya

The Foreign Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord Mohammed Sayala has expressed concern over the African Union Commission’s memorandum that says it will slap sanctions on Libya as it didn’t pay the contribution funds of 2020 before the end of last September.

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