Turkey to deal only with Baghdad regarding crude exports: Baghdad

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TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Turkey told Iraq it would deal only with the Iraqi government on crude oil exports, the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sept. 28.

In a phone call with Abadi, Turkish Prime Minister Binali “Yıldırım confirmed the support of his country to all decisions” taken or sought by the Iraqi government after the independence referendum held in Iraqi Kurdistan on Sept. 25, Abadi’s office said in a statement.

Among these measures, the statement mentioned “restricting oil export [operations] to the Iraqi government.” It did not give more details or say how Ankara would deal with current crude exports from Iraqi Kurdistan, hurriyet Daily reported.

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