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Iraqi PM reopens Kurdish airports to international flights

March 13, 2018 10:14 AM
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BAGHDAD – Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he is reopening airports in Iraq's Kurdish region to international flights after federal authority was restored at the hubs.

Al-Abadi's announcement on Tuesday comes some six months after the airports were initially shut to international flights following a controversial referendum vote in northern Ira's self-ruled Kurdish region that overwhelmingly backed independence from Baghdad.

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