Canadian frigate ordered to let ship full of weapons continue to Libya despite arms embargo

Experts say the incident raises serious concerns about NATO's application of the UN Security Council resolutions.

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A screenshot from the NATO video showing Canadians boarding a Libyan rebel tugboat loaded with weapons and ammunition.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 05/25/2011 12:00 am EDT

A Canadian frigate stopped and boarded a ship off the coast of Libya, but then let the vessel go despite the fact it was ferrying a large amount of arms and explosives to the rebel movement fighting Moammar Gaddafi’s regime.

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