TV reports: Libya's top oil official has defected

By REUTERS
May 17, 2011 01:57

CAIRO - Shokri Ghanem, chairman of Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC), has defected from the regime of Muammar Gaddafi, Arab television stations reported on Monday.

It was not possible to immediately verify the reports and Libyan officials in Tripoli were not available for comment.


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