The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) has warned of any attacks or security violations to its headquarters in Tripoli or against its employees in the premises.
This warning came in a statement early on Thursday after reports that a force linked to the Joint Security Room Misrata, whose affiliation goes to the Prime Minister Dbeibah, as mentioned by the NOC statement, had encircled the NOC headquarters in Tripoli.
The NOC warned of any wrongdoing at its headquarters and urged all “patriotic” Libyans and forces to protect the only source of revenues for all Libyans, saying the Misrata-based force would be responsible for any hindering of work or operations at the NOC premises or any damage to the building and harm to the employees.
The NOC said it holds the Prime Minister, Dbeibah, and the commander of the Room, Omar Bughadada, the responsibility for any harm or damage to the premises and employees at the Tripoli headquarters, urging the Libyan Attorney General to take notice of this statement and act legally upon it.
These remarks came after Sanalla had rejected the decision to be sacked by Dbeibah and replaced by Frahat Bengdara. Sanalla lashed out on both Dbeibah and Bengdara, accusing them of working to control the oil revenues for the benefit of the UAE.