France and UK urge end to violence in Libya’s oil crescent
Joint statement on Libya by the ambassadors of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States¹
Paris, 14 March 2017
The ambassadors of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States reiterate their strong concern regarding violence in the oil crescent and call for an end to hostilities and avoiding any action that could damage Libya’s energy infrastructure.
Oil infrastructure, production, export and revenues belong to the Libyan people and must remain under the exclusive control of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), in accordance with UNSCRs 2259 and 2278./.
¹Source of English text: French Foreign Ministry website.