US calls for resumption of Libya oil operations - The Libyan Report

US calls for resumption of Libya oil operations

The United States called Tuesday for an immediate resumption of Libya's lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.

Haftar's forces, at war with fighters loyal to the U.N.-recognized Government of National Accord, blocked oil exports from Libya's main ports Saturday, a day before an international peace conference.

The NOC said Libya's daily crude output of 1.3 million barrels a day would be virtually wiped out.

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