In this July 11, 2017, file photo, airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of the Old City a day after Iraq's prime minister declared "total victory" in Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
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Iraqi forces are preparing an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, two officials said Monday, highlighting concern about mountainous terrain where two armed groups are active.Iraqi oil officials announced in December plans to transport Kirkuk crude by truck to Iran's Kermanshah refinery.Iraq and Iran have agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from Kirkuk for Iranian oil to be delivered to southern Iraq.Kirkuk crude sales have been halted since Iraqi forces took back control of the fields from the Kurds in October.
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