Losing the oil ports could be an attempt to weaken Haftar, and force him to meet political rivals, analysts say.
by Zineb Abdessadok
The seizure of key oil ports in Libya’s oil crescent by the Benghazi Brigade this week has been a major blow to Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar, Libyan analysts said.
They say that losing control over the key oil ports weakens Haftar’s position as a negotiator in possible future political talks.
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