IRAQ/TURKEY

 

KRG Set For Independent Exports Despite Iraq-Turkey Thaw

 

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zibari says recent talks between senior Turkish and Iraqi officials have thawed diplomatic ties, changing Iraqi export dynamics.

 

The rapprochement appears to have come too late to stop  the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from starting independent crude oil exports  through Turkey, which has yet to give its official blessing to the contentious plan.

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