Iraq calls on Turkey and Iran to close the crossings and stop the oil trade with Kurdistan [expanded]


Date of release: 2017/10/6 22:45 • 203 times read
[Ayna-Baghdad]
Iraq officially demanded from Turkey and Iran to close the border crossings and stop the oil trade with the Kurdistan region.
“The Iraqi Foreign Ministry confirms that it submitted an official memorandum to the embassies of both Turkey and Iran in Baghdad more than a week ago, which included a formal request for the Iraqi government from the two friendly countries,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub said in a statement. “He said.
He said Mahjoob that the request to ensure that the “deal with the federal government exclusively with regard to border ports and the closure of all ports with these two countries until the receipt of management by the federal government.”
“It also includes” stopping all commercial transactions, especially those related to the export of oil and its sale with the Kurdistan region and that deal with this file with the Iraqi federal government exclusively. ”
“The Iraqi government is working with the Turkish and Iranian sides to cooperate in carrying out all measures taken to enforce the constitution and the law and the two neighboring countries deal with the Iraqi federal authorities in accordance with the principles of good neighborliness, respect for Iraqi sovereignty,

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