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Italy assessing participation in IRINI operation with 500 soldiers – Italian FM says

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

ROME – Italian Foreign Minister Luigi de Maio said on Monday that his country is currently assessing its participation in the European naval operation of IRINI with 500 soldiers, a marine vessel and three aircraft, indicating that this process would be subject to a vote in the two chambers of Parliament, according to a statement quoted by AKI news.

The European Union launched the IRINI operation a few days ago in the Mediterranean Sea to contribute to implementing the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations on Libya.

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