By Sami Zaptia.
London, 21 February 2019:
The Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) has announced that it has today peacefully taken over the security of the El-Feel oilfield.
Sources have reported that the LNA were able to take control of the oilfield without any fighting after negotiating its takeover with Zintani and other local forces occupying the field.
The LNA’s Military Information Division hailed the move adding that “It begins the process of securing it (El-Feel) in preparation for handover to the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG).”
It added that “This process is part of the triumphant victories of our victorious army, thanks to God and the people’s rallying around their army, protecting its strength and dignity.”
Meanwhile, Faiez Serraj, through his Spokesperson today, urged calm and called for no blood to be spilt between Libyans in the south.