11/08/2020 – Member of the Presidential Council, Dr. Muhammad Amari Zayed, met the Turkish Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Serhat Aksen today, to discuss bilateral relations between the two friendly countries. During the meeting held at the Cabinet Office in Tripoli, Dr. Amari discussed the military situation in Sirte and Al-Jufrah, the political process and joint projects between Libya and Turkey, affirming that the Government of National Accord will continue its plan to extend its influence over all of the Libyan soil. He pointed out that there are no two conflicting parties in Libya, but rather a legitimate government, which is the government of all Libyans without exception, attacked by the rebel « Haftar » and that he has no place in the political process and his place is in local and international courts. Dr. Ammari also emphasized that what links Libya and Turkey is a common future of work and construction for the benefit of the two countries and joint action to face all the challenges facing this partnership. In his turn, the Turkish ambassador affirmed Turkey’s firm position in its support for the Government of National Accord as the only legitimate government recognized internationally, which is Turkey’s position in all international forums, stressing that the war criminal and his supporters with his crimes in Tarhouna and others have no place at the dialogue table. The meeting also touched on the close return of Turkish companies to Libya once the Government of National Accord completes its agreement with the companies and the Turkish government, to complete projects in the sectors of education, transportation, and infrastructure.
08/08/2020 – The National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported on Tuesday the total loss of sales opportunities as a direct result of oil installation closures amounts to 7.841 billion dollars, during the 200 days of force majeure.
The NOC, on its official Facebook page, called for an end to the forced closure of its installations in order for international partners to be able to provide extra support in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
It is worthy to note that warlord Haftar’s forces closed the oil fields and ports in the country since January last for economic and political gains.
The Libya Observer
07/08/2020 – Egypt and Greece on Thursday signed a maritime deal that sets the sea boundary between the two countries and demarcates an exclusive economic zone for oil and gas drilling rights. Continuer à lire … « Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one »
A18/07/2020 – Tataouine, dans le sud de la Tunisie, des manifestants qui réclament plus d’emplois, ont pris d’assaut l’une des stations de pompage de brut les plus importantes de la région. Les activités sur place sont suspendues.
Jeudi, des manifestants ont pénétré de force sur le site de production et de pompage isolé d’El-Kamour, situé dans le désert au sud de la ville de Tataouine, et fermé les opérations sur place. Cette action est le résultat de plusieurs jours de manifestations des populations de la région qui réclament aux autorités plus d’emplois et un meilleur accès aux services sociaux. Continuer à lire … « Tunisie : des manifestants ferment une importante station de pompage de pétrole »
18/07/2020 – During the meeting, the two sides discussed the expansion of cooperation in the field of oil, gas, and energy.
The holding of the fifth meeting of the Iran-Senegal Joint Commission as well as the program of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of official relations between the two countries were among the topics discussed during the meeting of Dehshiri and Makhtar Cisse on Friday.
Dehshiri also met and held talks with Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment Moussa Balde on Thursday.
The two sides reviewed the development of agricultural cooperation between Iran and Senegal.
Mehr News / Teheran
17/07/2020 – Belgium’s Besix Group, in partnership with Portugal’s Mota-Engil SA, will start constructing the marine facilities for the Mozambique LNG gas development project this year, including one of the world’s longest jetty structures. Continuer à lire … « Marine construction works to begin for Mozambique LNG »
14/07/2020 – Over recent months the bloody insurgency in the northern Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has taken an unprecedented maritime turn. If it worsens, it could have profound socio-economic and security implications for southern Africa.
The Islamic State-inspired Ahlu-Sunnah Wal Jama’at (Al-Sunnah) has been attacking Cabo Delgado inhabitants since 2017, killing over 1,000 people to date. Al-Sunnah has launched frequent attacks on coastal villages, and used coordinated landward and amphibious attacks when it recaptured the coastal town of Mocímboa da Praia in June. This showed the insurgents that attacking from the sea was a viable option, as the risk of being intercepted by Mozambique’s maritime security actors is low. Continuer à lire … « Maritime security can help resolve the Mozambique insurgency (By Timothy Walker) »
13/07/2020 – The number of attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province is on the rise. Among the latest victims were eight employees of a local gas sector contractor. But foreign investors are resolved to counter these threats.
Inocência Mapisse is shocked over the loss of lives in northern Mozambique. But as an expert on large-scale energy projects, she knows that such violent attacks not only affect the families of the deceased but are also a major disruption for the entire Mozambican economy. Continuer à lire … « Gas investors in Mozambique choose appeasement in face of Islamist violence »
13/07/2020 – In a statement late Saturday, Ahmed al-Mesmari, a spokesman for the LNA, called for oil revenues to flow into a bank account in a foreign country with a ‘clear mechanism’ to distribute funds fairly among Libya’s regions. Continuer à lire … « Libya – National Libyan Army sets conditions for lifting oil blockade »
09/07/2020 – The head of the presidential council of the Libyan Government of National Accord, Fayez al-Sarraj, met Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and his counterpart at the national oil company NOC, Mustafa Sanalla, on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Libyan officials meet Eni, NOC CEOs to discuss partnership »