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Eritrea Hub Information about Eritrea and the Horn of Africa News Research & information Maps & photography Immigration & refugees Contact Eritrea’s role in breaking UN sanctions in Libya
Sunday, 02 August 2020 07:28

In May a report by Bloomberg quoting UN sources gave the first evidence of the role the UAE’s base in Assab is playing in the war in Libya.

Now a second report has been published (see below). This argues that: “In the first quarter of the year (January-April 2020), the Emiratis organized more than 100 airlifters carrying weapons” – including flights from Assab.

There are also reports of supplies of fuel: “UAE companies have shipped about 11,000 tons of jet fuel to eastern Libya, the stronghold of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, in violation of the international arms embargo, the Financial Times reported.”

To read more go to this web link Eritreahub.org

 

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