Dubai-According to a diplomat who obtained the report, a UN report accused Blackwater founder Eric Prince of assisting in violating the international arms embargo on Libya, putting military contractors at risk of UN sanctions .
The report of the UN expert group monitoring the ban on arms transfers to Libya stated that a company controlled by Prince provided three aircraft to assist in dispatching helicopters and military contractors to help Russia-backed Libyan warlord Khalifa Khaf in 2019 Tal.
With the influx of foreign weapons and fighter jets from various external powers including Russia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates into the country in 2019 and 2020, a plan to send mercenaries to Western Libya has been developed, deepening since 201
According to diplomats based in New York and a former official with knowledge of the situation, Prince is likely to be transferred to the United Nations sanctions committee, which can order the freezing of his assets or prohibit travel. Permanent members of the Security Council, including the United States, Russia or China, can veto any potential sanctions against princes who have had contacts with all three countries.
A spokesperson for Prince said in an email: “Eric Prince has nothing to do with any actions in Libya in 2019 or at any other time.”