Iraq says in full control of Kirkuk oil fields
Oil-rich Kirkuk is claimed by both Baghdad and Erbil
By Haydar Hadi
All oil fields and facilities in Kirkuk province are now under the full control of Iraq’s Oil Ministry, a ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
“The ministry now holds also oil wells and facilities in Kirkuk,” Asim
On Monday, Iraqi forces captured Kirkuk, three weeks after the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) held a referendum on the secession of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region
Oil-rich Kirkuk is claimed by both Baghdad and Erbil.
In 2014, Kurdish forces took control of much of the province when the Daesh terrorist group swept through northern Iraq and the army collapsed.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.