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Libya: Oil Strikes Imperil Public Salaries

Strikes at major ports and oilfields and drying up oil exports are undermining Libya's ability to pay public salaries and deter foreign investment, the country's labor minister said on Wednesday.   Militias and tribesmen have seized ports and oilfields across Libya to press for political or financial demands, cutting output to around 220,000 bpd from 1.4 million bpd in July. Oil is the main source for the budget and for the funding of food imports.   Western powers fear...

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