Passengers leave Irbil before flight ban
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International flights from Irbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, to cease

Passengers are boarding last international flights that will leave Irbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan, for the foreseeable future.

A ban on some flights begins later on Friday, a step taken by the Iraqi government in response to the disputed Kurdish independence referendum.

Mark Lowen has been talking to travellers at the airport.

  • 29 Sep 2017
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