Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has accused the United Arab Emirates of contravening the United Nations arms embargo by delivering fuel to Benghazi.
Libya’s oil production has fallen to just over 260,000 barrels per day as a result of the blockade, imposed by the Libyan National Army (LNA).
The Libyan National Army’s (LNA) decision to halt exports from a number of ports brings more pressure to bear on the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) but does little to upset the international oil market.
As world powers met in Berlin to hash out a way forward in Libya, local pressures in the North African state took virtually all of its oil production offline.
The Russian-Turkish ceasefire talks for Libya fell apart on the opposition of General Khalifa Haftar on January 13, with the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA) walking away from meetings in Moscow.
A ceasefire in Libya driven by Turkey and Russia has received backing from the two major factions in the North African country, with hostilities having officially stopped on January 12.
Russia and Turkey have called for a ceasefire in Libya, to come into force as of midnight January 12.
The civil war in Libya is escalating as mercenaries, supplied by Turkey, have been mobilised to support the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
The decision from Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) to sign a deal on a maritime border with Turkey has sparked condemnation from other east Mediterranean states.
Libya’s El Feel has been shut-in as a result of local military activity, the country’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has announced.