URGENT The last international flight leaves Erbil airport before the air embargo

URGENT The last international flight leaves Erbil airport before the air embargo

2017/9/29 17:55

URGENT The last international flight leaves Erbil airport before the air embargo[Ayna – Baghdad]
left the last international flight Erbil airport, on Friday, before the application of an air embargo imposed by the federal government on the Kurdistan region following the referendum of secession conducted by the province last Monday.
“The last flight left the airport at about 5 pm today [14:00 GMT] before a ban imposed by the Baghdad government began,” an official at Erbil International Airport told Reuters.
The official, who declined to be named, said that “the Zagros Jet flight is on its way to Istanbul, while the ban begins at 6 pm.”

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