Libyan authorities wait for new government to dialogue with Venezuela
President Hugo Chávez pledged not to recognize any post-Gaddafi government
Libyan authorities said they are waiting for the establishment of a new Libyan government in order to analyze the commercial and diplomatic relations with Venezuela.
When El Universal tried to reach the new Libyan oil and energy authorities for comments, a senior Libyan diplomatic officer replied, "We expect the formation of a new government to analyze and review the state of affairs with Venezuela," after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi's government at the end of 2011.
Mohammed Yussef Magarief, the elected president of the Libyan National Congress, in a call for unity, advocated the creation of a national reconciliation government, as reported by The Tripoli Post, Europa Press quoted.
Although Venezuela has a USD 1 billion fund with Libya, President Hugo Chávez vowed not to recognize the Libyan opposition that overthrew Gaddafi.
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."