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12/07 16:56 CET

Kurds seize Iraqi oilfields

Kurds seize Iraqi oilfields

Kurdish forces have taken full control of two oilfields in Bai Hassan and Kirkuk in the north of Iraq. An Iraqi oil ministry spokesman described the takeover as "dangerous and irresponsible" and wants an immediate withdrawal to avoid "dire consequences." The two oilfields have…