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Italian ship arrives in Tripoli port despite threat - by Mohammed Al Araby

The Libyan navy chief off staff’s media office has released a video of an Italian navy ship arriving to the port of Tripoli, while stressing that its arrival does not impede on the Libya’s sovereignty.

The Libyan Naval Command said in a statement on its Facebook page that the visit comes as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement signed in 2008. Furthermore the statement added that it is the ‘right’ of the Libyan navy and coast guard to get technical and logistical support from their Italian counterparts.

The arrival comes after a call was made by the General Command of the Libyan National Army to bomb any vessel entering Libyan territorial waters.

Read more: Italian ship arrives in Tripoli port despite threat - Al Arabiya English

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