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US Opposes Plans To Use Oil In Iraqi-Turkish Pipeline

The US opposes the plan agreed upon by Baghdad and Ankara to flush the oilout of the Iraqi-Turkish pipeline system and intends to propose an alternativeway to maintain the pipeline and prevent corrosion. A US official told reportersat the United Nations on 28 April that the plan would violate the sanctionsregime against Iraq since, even though Turkey intends to use the oildomestically, it would be obliged to...