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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Sarko cuts loose ends, or puts them into the water.....

The body of the former Oil Minister Shukri Ghanem Libya found on Sunday in the Danube in Austria, informs AP.

As the representative of the local police Roman Haslinger, Ghanem, who served as a consultant in one of Vienna's company, left the house early on Sunday morning. Later, after a few hours Ghanem's body was discovered when floated in a river.

As noted by Haslinger, external injuries on the body of the former minister is not found the cause of death will become clear after the autopsy.
Shukri Ghanem served as Libya's oil minister, and was the head of the national oil company in the country's ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Ghanem - one of the most senior Libyan officials, who refused to obey the regime of Gaddafi. In May 2011, media that he was able to escape from the crowd covered by Libya to Tunisia. In June of that year, at a press conference in Rome Ghanem announced his resignation and withdrawal from the government.

In mid-February 2011 in Libya were mass demonstrations demanding care who ruled the country for over 40 years of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who later turned into an armed confrontation between the forces of the regime and the opposition, backed by the NATO forces. The opposition formed in Benghazi Transitional National Council (PNC), which declared the only legitimate authority in the country. Muammar Gaddafi, who was in power in the country 42 years, died Oct. 20 near the town of Sirte at the hands of the rebels had seized him.

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