Libya reopens strike-hit oil port as U.N. convenes talks

February 10, 2015 7:41 PM

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Libya reopens strike-hit oil port as U.N. convenes talks

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya reopened its oil port of Hariga on Tuesday, ending a strike by guards that had threatened to further slash exports as rival factions fight for control of the OPEC country.

The threat to shut down Hariga underlined the fragility of oil shipments as two competing governments and their armed allies are locked in a scramble for territory and petroleum wealth.

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