EU sanctions violators of UN Libya arms embargo

EU foreign ministers have agreed to sanction violators of the UN embargo on arms flowing into Libya, EU sources told dpa on Monday.The measures target three companies from Turkey, Jordan and Kazakhstan, as well as two individuals from Libya that provided ships, planes or other logistics for the transport of combat equipment to Libya, according to the sources.In 2011, the overthrow of dictator Moamer Gaddafi plunged the country into turmoil and it has since become a battleground for rival proxy forces. That same year, the United Nations imposed an embargo on arms exports to Libya which has ofte…

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