NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

25 Mar. 2011

Operation Unified Protector Factsheet - NATO Arms Embargo against Libya

As of 23 March 2011 NATO warships and aircraft are patrolling the approaches to Libyan territorial waters as part of Operation Unified Protector. Their mission is to reduce the flow of arms, related material and mercenaries to Libya, as called for in UN Security Council Resolution 1973. This factsheet provides more detailed information on this operation.

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