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EXCLUSIVE: Libya’s rebels beg West for cash

Tarhouni calls on Europe to open Qadhafi's foreign bank accounts

In the latest of a series of exclusive reports from Benghazi, the capital of rebel-held east Libya, the Transitional National Council's finance minister Ali Tarhouni tells Petroleum Economist's Derek Brower it is vital that Europe gives the rebels access to funds in the Qadhafi regime's foreign accounts WITH OIL exports still weeks away, eastern Libya's fledgling rebel government is urging the West to release the cash it desperately needs to support its war effort and secure the provision of basic goods. In an interview with Petroleum Economist in Benghazi, Transitional National Council (TNC) finance minister Ali Tarhouni said he would begin lobbying European governments this week to "inj

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