Libyan Ministry of Justice: Belgium is putting pressure on Libya to seize part of its frozen assets

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Libyan Ministry of Justice: Belgium is putting pressure on Libya to seize part of its frozen assets

January 11, 2022 - 20:14
Written by: LibyaMohammed

The Deputy Minister of Justice and a member of the committee to follow up on judgments against Libyan frozen assets, Naziha Ashour, said that a Belgian court had issued a decision to arrest the head of the Libyan Investment Authority.

Ashour added that the decision was used as a tool for putting pressure on Libya to pay 47 million euros, a judgment was issued by the Belgian court in favor of a Belgian institution against the Ministry of Agriculture.

She also explained that this case is a civil lawsuit and that the Libyan Investment Authority is not a party to it, saying that this decision took a political rather than a legal direction.