Libyan's parliament orders military oepration against rebel ports

by Reuters
Monday, 10 March 2014 13:07 GMT

TRIPOLI, March 10 (Reuters) - Libya's parliament has ordered the formation of a military force to end the occupation of oil ports by rebels, a spokesman said on Monday, after a North Korean-flagged tanker had loaded crude at one of the rebel-held ports.

"The military operation to fulfil this task will start within one week," according to a decree by the president of the General National Assembly (GNC) parliament, which was confirmed to Reuters by GNC spokesman Omar Hmeidan. (Reporting by Feras Bosalum; Writing by Ulf Laessing)

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