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)
Issue dated 21/10/2019 Reading time 5 minutes Sarah Vernhes
A view of the Central Bank of Libya in central Tripoli.
A view of the Central Bank of Libya in central Tripoli. © Reuters
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