The EU operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI has helped to enforce the United Nations arms embargo against Libya since 2020. In addition, the operation is tasked with investigating illegal exports of oil as well as combating human trafficking.
On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas received his Italian counterpart Di Maio in Berlin. Their meeting focused on strengthening the European Union, trouble spots in North Africa and migration Issues
At the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg, Foreign Minister Maas called for “diplomacy first” in the Middle East