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The Libyan government has asked the United States and the EU to impose sanctions against private military companies (PMCs) of Wagner, which, according to Tripoli, invaded oil field, al-Sharara. About this Libyan permanent representative to the UN Taher El-Sonny (Taher EL-Sonni) wrote in his Twitter.
According to authorities of Libya, recognized by the UN, mercenaries from Russia and other countries took the field, al-Sharara, June 25. In National oil Corporation of Libya (NOC) said that oil belongs to the Libyan people and condemned the attempts of other countries to prevent the restoration of the extraction of raw materials.
Field, al-Sharara produces about 300 thousand barrels of oil per day. It accounts for a third of all production in Libya, says Anadolu. Work on it was suspended in January 2020, after the Libyan national army began to block the oil industry on the eve of international talks in Berlin on the normalization of the situation in the country. To resume production at El-Sharara was only in the beginning of June.
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