24 Nov '11, 8pm

"Voices that we see now are the voices of the elite. Voices of the NTC that are not elected" Ali Tarhouni on Qatar

TRIPOLI: Former deputy prime minister Ali Tarhuni said on Thursday the Libyan sovereignty was in "danger", while making veiled accusations that Qatar is interfering in the nation's affairs. "I see danger for the sovereignty of Libya. I see a threat for the wealth of the Libyan people," said Tarhuni who told reporters at a press conference that he be identified as Libya's former deputy prime minister. Tarhuni, who was also the head of Libya's oil and finance portfolio until Wednesday, said that the north African country faced huge security and economic challenges. But in a veiled reference to Qatar which provided funds and arms to former rebels who staged an armed revolt against Muammar al-Gaddafi, Tarhuni said the country was hearing the voices of only the "elite." "Voices that we see now are the voices of the elite. Voices of the NTC that are not elected. Voices of those ...

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