An undated frame grab taken from a video presentation by the Russian Defence Ministry is seen during a briefing in Moscow, Russia December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via Reuters
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The amount of oil smuggled into Turkey from areas of Syria controlled by ISIS is economically insignificant, the United States said Friday, after Moscow accused Ankara of profiting from the trade.U.S. officials said coalition air operations have seriously degraded ISIS's oil infrastructure, but that in any case most of the crude pumped from its wells was absorbed inside Syria's war zone economy.Officials on Friday confirmed that some small amount of oil may cross the Syria-Turkish border in tanker trucks, but not in quantities that would interest government officials.
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