“We will enter the ports of Zueitina and Es Sider and Ras Lanuf,” Nazhuri told Reuters in an interview at a military base in the eastern town of Marj.
By Ayman al-Warfalli
Forces loyal to Libya’s eastern government will secure major oil ports and fields to “protect” them, a senior commander said, signalling possible conflict with a U.N.-backed administration in Tripoli which is taking steps to restart crude production.
Abdulrazak al-Nazhuri, chief-of-staff for General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), also restated a threat to target oil tankers that do not have permission from eastern authorities to dock.
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