EU to start naval patrols to enforce Libya arms embargo

In January 2020 at the Berlin Conference on Libya and in February 2020, the EU’s Foreign Affairs Ministers agreed to conduct an operation to patrol the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in order to enforce the UN Security Council arms embargo on Libya, which has been repeatedly violated (see statement and post). Yesterday (26 March), the EU agreed to launch Operation Irini …

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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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