Libya allows US oil company to return
Saturday, July 30, 2005
The company abandoned operations in the mid 1980's due to sanctions imposed on Libya by the United States.
The sanctions, enforced by Ronald Reagan's administration in 1986, were in response to Libya's backing of terrorist activities. The sanctions were lifted in 2004, giving the US companies opportunity to return.
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