Cyprus: UN checks plane suspected of Libya embargo breach

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United Nations inspectors have completed their examination of a small aircraft stored in Cyprus that was reportedly suspected of violating a UN arms embargo on Libya, an aviation official in the east Mediterranean island nation said Friday.

Charis Antoniades, chief operations officer of Cyprus’ Department of Civil Aviation, told The Associated Press the inspectors finished their inspection of the single-engine propeller Thrush 550 aircraft over a single day on October 12.

Local media reports suggested that the aircraft had either taken part in combat operations in Libya, or...

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Cyprus: UN checks plane suspected of Libya embargo breach

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