Turkey repairs oil pipeline connecting to Iraqi Kurdistan

February 27, 2016 1:01 PM

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ISTANBUL – Turkey's energy ministry says it has begun repairs to a pipeline transporting crude oil from northern Iraq to the Mediterranean coast.

The ministry said Saturday the delivery of crude oil via the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline came to a halt Feb. 17 after it was attacked by militants from the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. The PKK launched another attack against the pipeline Thursday near the southeastern town of Idil in Sirnak province...

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