Libya’s Minister of Oil and Gas voices support for new Libyan PM
Mohamed Oun, spoke about the political infighting that threatens Libya, but pledged oil and gas production would remain steady
Libya’s Minister of Oil and Gas Mohamed Aoun, said that the legitimate parliament had issued a decision to choose a new prime minister, and “we must respect their choices, priorities, beliefs and values in any way.”
Aoun added, in an interview with Bloomberg, that the new prime minister will carefully consider the recommendations for ministerial portfolios next week, suggesting at the same time that “the situation will not escalate into fighting,” referring to the dispute over changing the unity government, with its president, Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, refusing to extradite power is only for an elected government.
In response to a question about fears of the outbreak of violence and its impact on the export or production of oil, Aoun replied: “It should not, I think we have learned from experience that Libya’s wealth comes mainly from oil and gas, so each party must respect it and keep it away from the conflict,”.
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