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Libya undecided on future of African investments

Libya’s new government is still taking stock of extensive investments made in Africa by the former regime of Muammar Gaddafi before deciding on what it should do next. Mohammed Abdul Aziz, Libya’s deputy foreign minister, admitted on Thursday that the National Transitional Council (NTC) does not yet know the exact extent of Libyan investments on […]

Libya given $20 bln of freed assets

Libya has received roughly $20 billion in assets that were held overseas by Moamer Kadhafi’s regime and frozen during the conflict that ousted him, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. An estimated $150 billion (117 billion euros) of overseas assets were frozen following UN Security Council sanctions against his regime during the popular uprising and […]

Libya has ‘reservations’ on Italy treaty: report

Libya said on Tuesday it has reservations about “certain points” in a 2008 treaty of friendship with former colonial power Italy, signed by the late dictator Moamer Kadhafi and former premier Silvio Berlusconi. Libya “has reservations on a certain number of points included in the accord which need to be looked at again by the […]