UN envoy: IS attacks threaten Libya's oil installations

April 27, 2016 12:27 PM

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CAIRO – The U.N. envoy to Libya says attacks by the Islamic State group are a serious threat to Libya's oil installations.

Martin Kobler says in a statement Wednesday that he is deeply concerned by recent IS incursions into Libya's oil crescent region and militant attacks on oil fields, calling it a "grave assault" on the economy and "the livelihoods of millions of ordinary Libyans."

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