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Malta Refuses Entry to Tanker Carrying Libyan Oil

Malta has barred an Indian-flagged tanker from its territorial waters because it is carrying an allegedly illegal shipment of oil from Libya. The Distya Ameya was anchored 12 kilometers off Malta's southeastern coast Tuesday. It is loaded with 650,000 barrels of crude oil sold by a Libyan administration in Tobruk. The Bloomberg news agency says the buyer is a company based in the United Arab Emirates. A rival Libyan administration based in Tripoli calls the oil sale illegal,...

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