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The International Airport of Sulaimaniyah confirmed on Tuesday that there are no restrictions on lifting the international air traffic ban on airports in the province.
“All the obstacles to lifting the ban on international flights to airports in the region have been removed,” the Kurdistan National Union (KNA) website quoted Sulaimaniya airport director Tahir Abdullah as saying. “The provincial and Baghdad governments have agreed on all points of contention.”
Abdullah denied the rumors about the federal government’s demand for the deployment of the federal police at Sulaymaniyah airport, adding that the customs police located within the airports of the province belong to the authority of the ports government in the federal government.
He pointed out that “can not predict the timing of lifting the international air embargo on the airports of the region,” pointing out that the political issue has a major role in opening airports and lifting the international air embargo.