European Union Navy boarding a ship carrying fuel to Libya
An inspection team from the European Union Navy operating in the Mediterranean as part of Operation IRINI to comply with the arms embargo on Libya ,boarded the Royal Diamond 7 tanker, which was sailing towards the port of Benghazi (capital of the forces by Khalifa Haftar).
As it turned out, the tanker was carrying aviation fuel. The ship was stopped and sent to one of the European ports.
The Mediterranean Operation of the European Union Naval Force IRINI was launched on March 31, 2020 with the aim of enforcing the United Nations arms embargo on Libya. Operation IRINI is a military operation of the European Union under the umbrella of the Common Security and Defense Policy.