France warns of Islamic State attempt to grab Libyan oil fields


French defence minister said the jihadist group, which controls a stretch of the Libyan coast, were 'starting to penetrate' inland for oil wells and reserves.

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French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that the Islamic State group was spreading from its stronghold on the Libyan coast to the interior of the country, with the aim of getting access to oil wells, reports FRANCE 24.