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Libya: The Growing Sanalla-Presidency Council Dispute

The months-long spat between NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla and the UN-backed Presidency Council took on an explosive turn this week, with Sanalla publicly accusing a European IOC of acting in cahoots with the council to push through the controversial Resolution 270. The resolution would take key oil sector decision-making away from the NOC, vesting more power to the Presidency Council. In a series of statements and media interviews, Sanalla also alleged that this involvement cost the Libyan state almost $1bn in lost revenue.

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