Oil giant ENI says Iraq personnel not in danger

'Essential staff in Basra can stay'

(ANSA) - Rome, June 18 - Italian oil giant ENI said its personnel and oil interests in Iraq were not in danger amid clashes between government forces and jihadist militants who have taken several important cities in the past week.
    "The safety of our personnel is our priority," said a spokesperson. "We continue to monitor up close the situation in Iraq. At the moment the region of Basra, where the Zubair oil field is located, has not been hit by revolts and we're keeping our essential staff there".


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