Gas and fuel crisis commission in Libya begins new operation to end fuel smuggling

The gas and fuel crisis commission of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has launched “The Storm of the Mediterranean” operation that aims to end fuel and gas smuggling from Libya.

According to the commission, the operation will be conducted by the naval forces and air force of the Libyan government.

“The Libyan warplanes will help spot the oil vessels in the Libyan waters and then the Libyan naval forces will intercept them.” The commission added, saying this operation will be conducted to help end the shameful theft of the Libyans’ fortunes and resources.

The gas and fuel commission said it is waiting to receive every Libyan’s support for the operation as it will target ending the squandering of their fortunes by those smuggling gangs.

“The new operation will target the smugglers who are stealing Libya’s fuel and gas.” the deputy head of the Presidential Council, Ahmed Mitig commented.

“Once the operation’s forces intercept the smuggling vessels and ships, they will seize the ships and vessels at Libyan ports.” The crisis commission added.

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