The Iranian invasion

Tehran given message from Iraqi government to remove troops and lower Iranian flag from occupied border oil well in Missan province after late Friday security meetings of the provincial and national governments.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi government has made a formal request via its ambassador in Tehran that Iran remove forces from an oil field in Iraqi territory, which stretches into Iran.

The incident forced Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to convene a meeting of the National Security Council Friday to discuss the occupation of a well in Missan province's Fauqi oil field, one of a number of Iraq's border fields, which was offered to investors in a June 30 auction.

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