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HCS member: Presidential Council is unable to solve oil crescent fighting
June 19, 2018 - 14:17
Written by: SafaAlharathy
Member of the High Council of State, Abdul Rahman Al-Shater, said that the Presidential Council is unable to find solutions to end the conflict in the oil crescent region.
In a televised statement, Al-Shater explained that the President Council cannot mandate a neutral force to protect oil ports because it's a "disabled body," while the High Council of State is an advisory body and can provide nothing but advice.
Al-Shater described the conflict in the oil crescent as a conflict between two thieves; both threaten the Libyans’ wealth, only one claims to fight tyranny, while the other alleges to combat terrorism.