Focus LIBYA Africa Intelligence dated 21/10/2019

Washington, Doha and Ankara wrestle for control of Central Bank of Libya

The unification of the two Central Banks of Libya (CBL) is a priority for Washington, which has been doing all in its power since September to oust the powerful governor of the Tripoli CBL, Al Seddik Omar Al Kabir. But al Kabir, who has been clinging to his post since the official end of his mandate in 2014, has backers in Doha and Ankara. [...] (1144 words)
A view of the Central Bank of Libya in central Tripoli.
A view of the Central Bank of Libya in central Tripoli. ©Reuters
The unification of the two Central Banks of Libya (CBL) is a priority for Washington, which has been doing all in its power since September to oust the powerful governor of the Tripoli CBL, Al Seddik Omar Al Kabir. But al Kabir, who has been clinging to his post since the official end of his mandate in 2014, has backers in Doha and Ankara. [...] (1144 words)
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