EU to launch maritime & aerial operation to enforce Libya arms embargo

The EU’s Foreign Affairs Ministers have agreed to launch Operation EU Active Surveillance to enforce the UN Security Council arms embargo on Libya (see post). The operation will deploy warships, planes and satellites to patrol an area to the East of the Mediterranean Sea, approximately 60 miles off the Libyan coast, which is the main route for transporting weapons into …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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