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Review of contracts in Libya

(B2) The Libyans seem to want to make the Italians pay dearly for their whirling attitude during the last conflict. All contracts signed by the Gaddafi regime will be "reviewed and reconsidered in accordance with the interests of Libya before being applied. “announces Thursday (December 29) a press release from the provisional government of Libya. The companies will have to prove to have been partners of Libya and not of Gaddafi and his regime”. First targeted by this measure, the Italian oil group ENI to which the Libyan Prime Minister wrote. This while Mario Monti announced a visit to the country on January 21 to revive the old Italian-Libyan treaty.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).