White House removes most economic sanctions against Libya

05/03/2004
As had been widely anticipated by industry, US President George W. Bush Apr. 23 removed most—although not all—economic sanctions against Libya. Bush cited the country's efforts against terrorism and rejection of weapons of mass destruction as factors in his decision to lift the 18-year-old penalties.The action means that US-based oil companies may soon resume or expand investments in Libya (OGJ Online, Apr. 22, 2004).Getting to the negotiation table is one thing, but cutting a deal is quite another. US companies with existing interests in Libya are telling Wall Street analysts that preliminary negotiations have been fruitful but nothing has been settled yet despite the imp...
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