By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Iraq lifts international flight ban to Kurdistan region

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has lifted an international flight ban to its Kurdistan region after Kurdish authorities agreed for the Erbil and Sulaimaniyah airports to come under federal control, reporting to Baghdad’s Ministry of Interior. The ban was imposed in September 2017 as part of a sanctions package in response to the region’s independence referendum. Last month, the Iraqi…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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