Hafter announces he will permit restart of oil production and exports, but fails to withdraw forces and mercenaries from oilfields

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 September 2020: In a televised address, Khalifa Haftar announced yesterday that he was now permitting the resumption of Libya’s oil production and exports “on condition that it is not used to finance terrorism.” Hafter had previously pretended that it was the local tribes that had blockaded Libya’s oil production and … Continue reading Hafter announces he will permit restart of oil production and exports, but fails to withdraw forces and mercenaries from oilfields