A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP
A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP
Alessandro Arduino
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Alessandro Arduino

Here’s the real reason China isn’t taking sides in Libya

  • China’s ‘balanced vagueness’ places bets on both sides
  • If the Libyan government wins, the belt and road plan will get a boost. If the Libyan army wins, PetroChina gets one instead

A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP
A Libyan worker at the Brega oil complex in eastern Libya. Photo: AP
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