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Russia Resisting Europe Request for Tough U.N. Anti-Smuggling Step – The New York Times

Russia Resisting Europe Request for Tough U.N. Anti-Smuggling Step – The New York Times

A European bid to obtain Security Council approval for a military operation against boats suspected of human smuggling on the Mediterranean Sea is running into opposition from Russia, which wants to ensure that it cannot be used to justify a broader military intervention, diplomats here said.

Source: Russia Resisting Europe Request for Tough U.N. Anti-Smuggling Step – The New York Times