Libya Premier Warns Ready to Use Force to Protect Oil Sector

Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Libya’s prime minister warned that authorities are ready to use force to protect oil installations, as government frustration mounted over the losses linked to the country’s chronic instability.

Ali Zaidan told reporters late yesterday the government won’t allow any groups to threaten the security of the nation, including oil infrastructure.

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