March 2019

NOC, Eni sign agreement to boost gas production

March 29, 2019 - 14:20
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Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italian oil major Eni signed on March 25 two memoranda of understanding (MoU), at NOC’s Tripoli headquarters. The first concerned the establishment of a steering committee to expedite gas production at structures ‘A’ and ‘E’ within maritime concession MN 41 in the Sabratha marine basin.

Outgoing UK ambassador reiterates support for democracy in Libya

March 28, 2019 - 21:52
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The UK ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, has reiterated his country's support for the Presidential Council and commitment to the democratic process that leads to elections in Libya.

The remarks came on Thursday in a meeting in Tripoli with the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj, whom bid Baker farewell after his term had ended.

High Council of State members make proposals for Libyan National Conference

March 28, 2019 - 20:57
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Members of the High Council of State (HCS) demanded on Thursday that the Libyan National Conference (Multaqa Al-Watani) include the approved voting of the committee that passed the constitution with a majority of more than two thirds of voters and thus consider the constitution approved without any referendum.

The 34 members called also in a statement for making the House of Representatives and HCS committed to the approval of the constitution.

UN envoy says 10 countries are intervening in Libya and arms supply continues despite embargo

March 28, 2019 - 19:08
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The United Nations envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, said there are 10 countries intervening in Libya, adding that he is working with the UN Secretary General to take the necessary measures to stop such interventions.

Speaking to Al-Jazeera TV on Wednesday, Salame said there are foreign countries supplying arms to different Libyan parties despite the UN arms embargo on the country.