Iraq Petitions US Court to Enforce Oil Export Arbitration Award against Turkey

Iraq has petitioned a U.S. federal court to enforce an arbitration award against Turkey related to Iraqi oil exports through a pipeline to a Turkish port, according to documents filed with the court.

Under last month’s International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration ruling, Iraq was awarded damages in a case in which Baghdad accused Ankara of allowing the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to export oil without Baghdad’s consent between 2014-2018.

The petition, filed with the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, requested from the court, “Recognizing, Confirming, and Enforcing the Final Award issued by the Arbitral Tribunal…

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