UNSC extends restrictions on smuggling arms to Libya by sea

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UNSC extends restrictions on smuggling arms to Libya by sea

June 13, 2017 - 16:09
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The United Nations Security Council has extended the ban on smuggling arms to Libya by sea routes, approving an EU unit to be tasked to intercept any dubious ships moving toward Libya for another year to come.

EU Operation Sophia was also tasked with new missions, namely; to stop and inspect ships in the international waters if they were believed to be smuggling arms to Libya.

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