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EU sanctions on Turkish shipping firm over Libya embargo are biased – Ankara

WorldNews Tuesday, 22 September 2020
EU sanctions on Turkish shipping firm over Libya embargo are biased – AnkaraAnkara said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to impose sanctions on a Turkish firm accused of breaking a UN arms embargo on Libya was evidence of the EU’s “double standards.” The previous day, the EU had frozen the assets of Avrasya Shipping, whose cargo vessel Cirkin was involved in a naval incident between NATO members France and Turkey in June. Brussels has accused the company of using the ship to smuggle weapons to Libya. Ankara denied...
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