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Top EU general: Libya mission is key test

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The European Union's top general has warned that not reviving a military mission to implement an arms embargo on Libya would mean the EU has failed a test of its new geopolitical ambitions.
In an interview with POLITICO, Italian General Claudio Graziano, the head of the EU's military committee, also declared he had never seen “real war so close to the door of Europe” in his decades-long career. He cited the conflicts in Libya, Syria and North Africa's Sahel region as examples of the tumult in the EU's neighborhood.
On Monday, EU foreign ministers will discuss how to follow up on last...
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