EU condemns illegal sale of crude oil in Libya

EU11 March 2014, News Wires – he European Union (EU) on Tuesday condemned the illegal sale of Libyan crude oil by the country’s militias.

In a statement, the EU spokesperson in charge of Foreign Affairs and Security Policies, Michel Man, urged the international community not to buy illegal crude oil.

He said the armed groups which control Libyan oil fields do not have any international support.

Libyan soldiers and allied militias recently seized a tanker loaded with crude oil which a separatist militia was attempting to export in defiance of the country’s central authorities.

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