Iraqi Kurdistan temporarily halts oil exports via Turkey pipeline after quake

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ERBIL, Iraq, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Iraq’s Kurdish region has temporarily halted its oil flow from the Turkish port of Ceyhan after a major earthquake hit Turkey and Syria, it said. the region’s natural resources ministry on Monday.

Oil exports will resume after “the thorough inspection of the pipelines is finalized”, said a statement from the ministry. (Reporting by Amina Ismail; Writing by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Louise Heavens)

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