Thursday 13 December 2018

Kurdistan airports open to international flights

BAGHDAD, March 14, 2018

Airports in Iraq's Kurdistan region have been reopened to international flights following the restoration of federal authority over the two airports, said a report.

The Iraqi government has decided to reopen the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, a report in Saudi Press Agency said.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said that the decision was taken in order to facilitate the travel of citizens from the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, announcing the creation of a special protection authority at the airports of the Kurdistan region under the command and control of the Federal Ministry of Interior, the report said.

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