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EUNAFORMED IRINI and EU sign Arrangement

EUNAFORMED IRINI and EU Delegation to Libya sign administrative arrangement During a recent visit to Tripoli, the Operation Commander of Operation EUNAFORMED IRINI, Admiral Fabio AGOSTINI and the Chief of Staff Acting Head of EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM), Peter-Bastian HALBERG, signed an important Administrative Arrangement between the two organizations. Ambassador José SABADELL, […]

Turkey Halts Search of Ship off Libyan Coast

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly stopped an inspection by German forces of a suspicious vessel off the Libyan coast on Sunday. According to Politico, the German naval vessel "Hamburg" (pictured), which is in the Mediterranean as part of the EU's Operation Irini to enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, stopped the Turkish vessel […]

UN envoy visits Irini HQ

Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, visited Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini OHQ, hosted in the Joint Operation Headquarters in Centocelle, Rome, on 14 September. She was welcomed by the Operation Commander, Rear Admiral Fabio Agostini, with whom she exchanged views on the ongoing situation in Libya and the recent results of […]

EU considers training Libyan Coast Guard and Navy

EUNAVFORMED Irini explores possibility to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy During his visit in Puglia, Admiral Agostini, EUNAVFORMED Operation Commander, explored the possibility offered by the Italian Navy to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy. This task of the Operation Irini is pending the political decision from the Libyan counterpart about a dedicated agreement. […]

New Military Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI Sets Sail

On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities at sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. Assets such as the French ship Jean Bart are particularly valuable for the Operation as they have the potential to monitor both the sea lines […]

EU's Operation IRINI to enforce Libya Arms Embargo

EU launches Operation IRINI to enforce Libya arms embargo The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a new CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) military operation in the Mediterranean. The Council today [Tuesday] adopted a […]