Iraq accuses Kurdish forces of seizing oil fields

AFP , Friday 11 Jul 2014

Iraq's oil ministry accused Kurdish peshmerga fighters of seizing oil wells at two key northern fields near the disputed city of Kirkuk on Friday.

"The oil ministry strongly condemns the seizure and control of crude oil (wells) in the Kirkuk and Bey Hassan oil fields this morning by groups of Kurdish peshmerga forces," the ministry said in a statement.

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