Libya oil terminals seized in blow to unity govt

Ports of Al-Sidra and Ras Lanuf were seized by forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar.

Tripoli (AFP) – Libya’s internationally backed government urged its forces Sunday to act after two oil terminals fell to rival troops, raising fears of further violence in a country already gripped by turmoil.

The call came after forces loyal to the unrecognised eastern authority seized two key export facilities.

The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord called on all forces loyal to it to “protect and defend” the ports against what it called “flagrant aggression” of Libyan sovereignty.

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Source: yahoo.com

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