The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – The Address Journal obtained two documents alleging the involvement of the aircraft of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in transporting the wounded of the armed militias who were killed in the clashes against the Libyan National Army (LNA) during the liberation of Tripoli.
The first document is a letter from the Director of the Office of the Head of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), Eng. Yousef Al-Mabrouk, to the Chair of the National Oil Corporation, Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, on 11 April 2019.
According to the book, the Head of GNA, Fayez al-Sarraj, ordered the oil airlines to carry out flights to transport the wounded for treating them abroad.
“To the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation, in reference to the book of the Director General of the Center for Field Medicine and support No. 46/2019 of 10 April 2019 on the events in south and west of Tripoli, which resulted in many wounded, and because of the problem of the transport of the wounded abroad for the lack of transport aircraft. We inform you that the instructions of the GNA Head require the commissioning of the oil airline to carry out all necessary flights to transport the wounded and give priority in carrying out its tasks to transport the injured abroad.
“The second document, dated April 16, 2019, is a referral from the Director of the Board of Directors Affairs Office of NOC, Anis Mohammed Al-Fasatawi, to the General Manager of the Oil Aviation Company.
The document was written, “To the General Manager of the Oil Aviation Company, I was assigned to transmit the letter of Director of the Office of the Head of GNA No. 1319 of 11 April 2019, which is self-evident.
“The Chair of NOC, Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, has often said that the NOC stands behind the political strife and it is committed to the principle of neutrality and focusing on its basic mission.