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FILE PHOTO: A tank belonging to Iraqi army is seen in Dibis area on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Supreme Justice Council ordered on Thursday the arrest of Kurdistan Regional Government Vice President Kosrat Rasul for allegedly saying Iraqi troops which took over the city of Kirkuk were "occupying forces."

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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