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Libya’s General Haftar: Oil exports starting again

The commander of the opposition Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, announced the resumption of oil production and exports from Libya.

Published: September 19, 2020, 10:01 am

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    “Being aware of the deteriorating living conditions of the Libyan population, the general staff of the LNA has decided to resume oil production and export,” Haftar said in a speech distributed by his press service on social networks.

    Haftar emphasized that a condition for the resumption of Libyan oil exports is the observance of measures that guarantee a fair distribution of revenues. Furthermore, oil revenues must not be used for the financing of terrorism, Haftar continued.

    Due to the Libyan crisis, most oil production facilities and ports have been out of operation since January 2020. The decision to resume oil production had been taken in the interest of the Libyan people, General Haftar said.

    Ahmed Maiteeq, Deputy Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Agreement (GNA), also published a statement on his Twitter page on the resumption of oil production and exports.

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    • LuciusAnnaeusSeneca

      The resumption of Libyan oil exports is certainly good news for Haftar and the Eastern government that backs him. It remains uncertain whether this news has any connection with the announcement of his rival al-Serraj’s intention to resign as PM of the Tripoli-based GNA government. If so, it may be that Libya’s Tobruk-based Eastern government is taking advantage of the political fallout and manuvering, to portray itself as the more stable Libyan government for oil consumers to deal with.

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