Thursday, April 28, 2011

Authorizing aid Obama "non-lethal" for the Libyan rebels

Washington. .- The U.S. president, Barack Obama, has cleared an aid "nonlethal" of up to $ 25 million Libyan rebels to support their efforts to protect civilians threatened by the forces of Muammar Gaddafi. The president signed a presidential statement and a memo to the secretaries of State, Hillary Clinton, and Defense, Robert Gates, in approving the delivery of "goods and services" from the inventory and resources of any government agency Libyan and U.S.

groups "key partners" such as Washington National Transitional Council (CNT). The grant of up to $ 25 million does not include cash, weapons nor ammunition. The U.S. material will consist of vehicles, fuel trucks and fuel tanks, ambulances, supplies and medical equipment, body armor, binoculars and radio equipment, food halal (in accordance with the rules of Islam), boots, tents and uniform.

Authorized the purchase of oil to the Libyan opposition addition, the U.S. Government. UU. today eased economic sanctions imposed against Libya by authorizing the purchase of oil and other energy sources that are produced in areas controlled by the National Transitional Council (CNT). The Treasury Department said that U.S.

companies can transact with Qatar Petroleum and Vitol Group, the largest oil trading company in the world, related to oil, gas or petroleum products are exported to Libya under the "auspices" of CNT and provided the regime of Muammar Gaddafi does not receive "any benefits." Qatar has agreed to sell the Libyan oil on behalf of the Libyan rebels, a way to facilitate U.S.

funding. UU. supports this decision.

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