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Calculations behind Libya terminals deal
The political context of the deal to open Libya’s oil terminals leaves plenty of scope for further unexpected changes. The leader of the blockades, Ibrahim Al-Jathran, held out for 11 months to gain a number of concessions from the central government related to the objective of winning greater autonomy for Cyrenaica, Libya’s eastern province, where the largest part of its discovered hydrocarbons resources are located.
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