Libyan rebels negotiating with oil buyers

The rebels in Libya control many of the country's oil ports and - according to the rebels themselves - they talking to several companies about selling the oil.

The Libyan rebels are in contact with several foreign companies and oil traders, with the purpose of selling the country's oil. At least according to the rebels themselves, who control the country's oil ports, reports the Financial Times.

A member of the political council in the self-appointed government for the Cyrenaica province in eastern Libya, Isam Gehani, states that the group has the capacity and political authority necessary to protect the shipments, even though the country's central government has warned against exporting the oil, and the fact that the navy last month prevented a tanker from calling in the Port of Es-Sider.

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