From Rudaw:

The landlocked Kurdistan Region could open a second oil export route through Iran and into the Persian Gulf, if talks due this month in Erbil with an Iranian delegation shift into high gear.

Both Tehran and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) – whose exports currently are routed through a pipeline from the oil city of Kirkuk to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan in Turkey – are keen on moving forward with Kurdish oil going to Iran.

“Over the past two years, there have been talks on how to export oil to Iran,” Abdulla Akreyi, who is in charge of Iranian affairs at the KRG’s Foreign Relations Department, told Rudaw English.

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