Turkish companies halt fuel shipments to Iraq

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January 21, 2006 11:42

 
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Thirty-four Turkish companies have decided to halt refined fuel shipments to Iraq because of the country's more than US $1 billion debts, State Minister Kursad Tuzmen said Saturday. The decision came despite a promise from Iraq Friday to settle overdue debts. "The tankers have stopped loading as of today," Tuzmen told the Anatolia news agency.

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