Friendly approach on a Turkish ship

(B2) The German Navy support ship, Bonn, carried out on October 20, a “ friendly approach on a Turkish freighter, the Kuruoglu 3 sailing around Libya. On board a RHIB (a fast vessel), a survey party boarded the ship.

A classic move

Carried out within the framework of the EUNAVFOR Med Irini operation, its objective is to verify that there is no breach of the arms embargo decreed by the UN. No action seems to have been taken.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).