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General News    H3'ed 1/14/20

Sure we'll leave if you'll ask us. But we'll confiscate your bank account

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The Iraqi parliament voted last week to expel the US military presence. The Trump administration offered to comply, but they said if asked to leave, they would freeze dollar-denominated accounts where Iraq keeps its oil profits. 
Loss of access to New York Fed account, where international oil sale revenue is kept, risks creating cash crunch in Iraq’s financial system.


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