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Joint Statement on Welcoming Libyan National Oil Corporation Resuming Production

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of the United States of America, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom. The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States, recalling their statement of 27 June 2018, welcome the announcement that Libya’s National Oil Corporation is resuming its ...
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Press Statement – Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim Stephanie Williams June 27, 2018

Misrata   Today, my colleague AFRICOM Major General Gregg Olson and I had productive meetings with the political and military leadership in Misrata.  We were particularly pleased to meet with the Government of National Accord Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg, House of Representatives members Sleiman al-Faqeeh, Fathi Bashagha, Mohamed al-Raeed, and Mohamed Hneish, High State ...
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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States

The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply concerned about the announcement that the Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil fields and facilities will be transferred to the control of an entity other than the legitimate National Oil Corporation. Libya’s oil facilities, production, and revenues belong to the Libyan people. ...
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Condemnation of the Attacks on the Libyan Oil Ports of Ras Lanuf and Sidra

The United States strongly condemns the recent attacks on the Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Al Sidra, and calls for an immediate end to the violence that is damaging Libya’s vital national infrastructure. Oil facilities, production, and revenues belong to the Libyan people and must remain under the sole oversight of the Government ...
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Treasury Sanctions Six Migrant Smugglers for Threatening Libya’s Peace, Security, or Stability

Action Taken Concurrently with the United Nations Security Council  WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), concurrently with the United Nations, sanctioned six individuals for threatening the peace, security, or stability of Libya through their involvement in the smuggling of migrants.  Migrant smuggling has become a lucrative ...
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