IRAQ TOOK CONTROL OF KRG’S BORDER GATE WITH TURKEY




Mustafa AY - TDO - 1.11.2017 Iraqi Forces seized the full control of Habur Border Crossing with Turkey, which was issued in Iraq’s joint military maneauver with Turkey against KRG’s referendum decision. An Iraqi official named Ali Abdul Ilah made an interview with Reuters and uttered “We have just raised Iraqi flag over Habur border gate with Turkey. It is now under full control of Iraq, not of KRG anymore. Following this interview, an official from KRG’s capital city of Erbil said that they have been negotiating with Iraqi officials on the issue of independence referendum, Kirkuk and border gates.