Libya takes part in military naval exercise in Tunisia

Tunisia will host a military naval training between May 16 and 28 off the country’s northern coast, with 12 countries participating: Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania, the United States, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Greece and Malta.

Participating delegations began to arrive in Tunisia Saturday, to take part in the multilateral naval maneuver “Phoenix Express, which will be conducted in partnership with the US Africa Command “AFRICOM”.

The Tunisian Ministry of Defense said that the training will see the participation of 130 officers from 12 countries, in addition to the participation of four ships of the Tunisian Naval Force and five foreign military ships.

Regarding the objectives of this training, the Ministry of Defense stated that it “aims to train the participating marines to lead and implement a joint maritime operation to resist illegal activities at sea, and to develop the skills of the military through the exchange of experiences among them.”


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