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Malta Bars Entry to Tanker With East Libya's First Oil Shipment

Updated on
  • Ship now anchored off Malta with 650,000 barrels of crude
  • NOC in Tripoli says oil shipment from east is `illegal'

Malta barred entry to a tanker containing the first oil cargo shipped by the government in eastern Libya since the country with Africa’s biggest crude reserves split into competing power centers in its east and west.

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