US calls for the immediate resumption of NOC operation

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US calls for the immediate resumption of NOC operation

January 22, 2020 - 12:05
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The US Embassy in Libya called on Tuesday for the resumption of oil production and marketing operations from the National Oil Cooperation (NOC) in Tripoli immediately.

"The suspension of the NOC's operations risks exacerbating the humanitarian emergency in Libya and inflicting further needless suffering on the Libyan people," the embassy tweeted out on its account Tuesday.

The NOC announced on Monday that the halting of its operations is costing the state around $ 77 million per day, after Libya lost almost all of its oil production.