The Council of Shaikhs and notables of Wadi Shati condemned the targeting of the oil field in the town of Ubari, describing it as “sabotage” by the “mercenary gangs of Chad” and terrorist and criminal groups allied with the “Skhirat government”.
The Council said in a statement, read on Thursday, by “Og,” that these acts constitute a criminal and irresponsible, offering salute to the soldiers of the “armed forces” that was on time and crushed this absurdity.
The Council of Elders and Senators renewed their support for the efforts of the “Armed Forces” in establishing public security and enforcing the law, declaring their rejection of the signing of an “illegal” security agreement between the “Government of Skhirat” and Turkey, commenting: This false action is not with him and will not succeed and is a blatant Turkish intervention for internal affairs. ”
The Council appealed to the “armed forces” to resolve the decisive battle – that is, the battles on the outskirts of Tripoli between the armed people and the forces the Government of Accord is internationally supported.
Ahmed al-Mesmari, a spokesman for al-Karama forces, said that after an armed terrorist gang belonging to the militias of the Government of National Accord supported internationally, stormed the elephant oil field, the air force fighter jets went to the area and launched raids on the group, which he described as “rogue”.
Al-Mesmari added, in a brief statement, on Wednesday, read by “og”, The fighter jets managed to destroy five armed vehicles and a car carrying ammunition and gathering sabotage terrorist elements, stressing that military reinforcements are still arriving in succession to expel the remaining terrorists from the field. as he put it.
He also announced the withdrawal of armed groups from the elephant oil field, towards the agricultural project of Cawah after receiving a strong air strike, as part of the military operations launched on 4 April last.
For its part, the National Oil Corporation announced the resumption of production in the field of elephant oil, on Thursday, after the cessation of military activities in the field.
In a statement read by og, the company confirmed that although the installations suffered some minor damage, the employees of the National Oil Corporation were fine and without any injuries, and were able to resume production once the security conditions inside the field improved.
In a related context, Interior Minister Fathi Pashaga of the internationally backed government of accord, on Wednesday, that Libya and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding on security and maritime cooperation between the two countries in the presence of Erdogan and Sarraj, pointing out that this memorandum concerns the fight against terrorism and illegal immigration and the exchange of information.
It is worth mentioning , On altayer/April 4, Khalifa Hifter announced the launch of an operation to “liberate” the capital Tripoli from “militias and armed groups”, in conjunction with the announcement of the UN envoy in Libya, the convening of the national meeting, between 14-16 Altayer/April last in Ghadames .
The Secretary-General of the Arab League called on all Libyan parties to exercise restraint and reduce the state of field escalation resulting from the recent military moves in the western areas of the country, Commitment to the political process as the only way to end the crisis in Libya, And return to the dialogue aimed at reaching a national settlement exclusively to get the country out of its crisis.
Libya has been in a political and military crisis since 2011, where two parties are currently fighting for power: the Government of National Accord the Internationally supported, led by Faiz al-Sarraj, and the second, the interim government of eastern Libya, supported by the House of Representatives in Tobruk.