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The first diversion in EU military history

10/01/2021 - 10:30
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Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI

 

Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini boarded, inspected and diverted to an European port  the Merchant Vessel Royal Diamond 7 for suspected violation of the UN arms embargo on Libya in international waters, 150 km north of the Libyan city of Derna (Cyrenaica). MV Royal Diamond 7 was carrying a cargo of Jet fuel, likely to be used for military purposes.

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