UNSC renews authorisation to inspect vessels violating Libya arms embargo

The UN Security Council has adopted Resolution 2526 (2020), which renews for 1 year a series of authorisations which allow states, acting nationally or through regional organisations, to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya which are suspected of violating the UN arms embargo. The measures were first agreed in Resolution 2292 (2016). Press release.

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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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