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External factors raise stakes in Libya’s proxy war

The meeting of the Libyan British Business Council in Tunis at which National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla set out ambitious plans to increase crude production was also notable for an altercation with Central Bank of Libya governor Sadiq Al-Kebir. Speaking in Arabic at the start of the meeting, Sanalla berated the governor for allowing central bank funds to be dispersed to the armed militias who control Tripoli.

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