Neues aus dem Mittelmeer: EU beginnt Libyer-Training, NATO unterstützt EU

20160923_mvp_eunavfor-med

Zu den verschiedenen Aktivitäten der EU und der NATO im Mittelmeer ein aktueller Überblick:

• Die EU-Mission EUNAVFOR MED, knapper: Die Operation Sophia, hat vor der Küste Libyens mit dem Training der libyschen Küstenwache und Marine begonnen. Die Trainees aus dem nordafrikanischen Land seien zuvor sorgfältig überprüft worden, teilte die EU mit:

Following a thorough and effective vetting process, the first package of the training activities started this week, and will be delivered over the next three months.
The legitimate Libyan authorities requested support in capacity building and training of their Coast Guard and Navy and established a dedicated committee of experts to work with EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia. The objective is to enhance their capability to disrupt smuggling and trafficking in Libya and to perform search and rescue activities which will save lives and improve security in the Libyan territorial waters. weiterlesen