February 20, 2021

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo: US media

Washington (AFP) – Private security contractor and ally of former US President Trump Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, UN investigators have found in a report detailed by US media on Friday. The confidential report to the Security Council, obtained by the New York Times and the Washington Post, said that Prince deployed a force of foreign mercenaries and weapons to strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has fought to overthrow the UN-backed Libyan government, in 2019. The $80 million operation included plans to form a hit squad to track and kill Libyan commanders opposed to H…

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