Defense Minister Barghathi takes office in Tripoli Wednesday


The spokesman of the Oil Facilities Guard, Ali Al-Hassi, said the UN-backed GNA’s Defense Minister, Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi, has headed to Tripoli to start his duty from his office there.

In a statement Wednesday, Al-Hassi confirmed that the Oil Facilities Guard will be under the control and command of the Defense Ministry of the GNA, led by Al-Barghathi.

Meanwhile, this comes after a meeting between Al-Barghathi and the Chief of the Oil Facilities Guard, Ibrahim Jodran in the headquarters of the guard earlier.

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