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Mogherini: UN Resolution supports Libya Arms Embargo

Mogherini: UN Resolution enables EU operation to implement arms embargo on Libya EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said the UN adoption of Resolution 2292, authorising inspection of suspected embargo-breaking vessels off Libya’s coast, “will now enable Operation Sophia also to play an important role in implementing the UN arms embargo on Libya.” Since the beginning […]

Companies Investigated for Violating Libya Arms Embargo

By John Lee. The Wall Street Journal reports that a new UN report on the violations of the Libya arms embargo was submitted to the UN Security Council in January. UN investigators claim that two US-based companies broke the embargo in 2011. It also claims that the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Turkey shipped military equipment in […]

Russia Supports Lifting Arms Embargo when Unity Govt Formed

Russia would support a lifting of the UN Security Council’s arms embargo against Libya once the a national unity government begins operating. The Russian Ambassador to Libya, Ivan Molotkov (pictured), told RIA Novosti: “Once the government begins working and when the overall national structures are formed, including its military, then we’ll be ready to support the […]

Chaos in Libya confounds Congress

By Julian Pecquet for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. When it comes to Libya, even the lobbyists in Washington are part of the chaos. On paper, the internationally backed government in the east spent about $265,000 last year seeking to build […]