Russia and Iraq Restore Air Travel After 13-Year Freeze

Posted on:18 Sep 2017 12:19:17
Russia and Iraq Restore Air Travel After 13-Year Freeze
18 September 2017 Current Affairs: Russia and Iraq restored commercial airline services for the first time since 2004, with an Iraqi Airways plane leaving for Moscow from Baghdad.

Russia suspended flights to Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion pushed the Arab country into war.

It is a signal on the part of the Iraqi authorities that Russian nationals can safely visit Iraq.

 
Russia and Iraq restored commercial airline services for the first time since 2004, with an Iraqi Airways plane leaving for Moscow from Baghdad.

Russia suspended flights to Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion pushed the Arab country into war.

It is a signal on the part of the Iraqi authorities that Russian nationals can safely visit Iraq.

 

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