Call for alcohol ban at Baghdad airport

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Iraq's Transportation Minister has called for a ban on all alcohol sales at Baghdad International Airport, declaring that the facility is ‘a holy and revered’ piece of Iraq. Salam Maliki has told the airport duty

free shop management to comply with the order or its $800,000 stock of alcoholic beverages will be destroyed. According to local reports, employees at the duty free shop said they received a letter last Thursday from the airport's Director General, Emad Fasih Dawood, after a recent visit by Maliki.

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