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Turkish troops to withdraw after Mosul Operation: Iraqi envoy

Wednesday 11-01 - 11:31 AM
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Turkish troops at the Bashiqa camp in northern Iraq will withdraw after the completion of the Mosul Operation against the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) , the Iraqi ambassador said and Turkish Hurriyet Daily News reported today.

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Meanwhile, Iraqi Oil Ministry said this week it might resume exports via a pipeline to Turkey through Nineveh province, where Mosul is located.

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi said relations between his country and Turkey "cannot move forward one step" without the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Bashiqa camp near Mosul, Reuter reported.

Turkey's military presence in northern Iraq, where its forces have trained Sunni and Kurdish fighters, has been a point of friction between the two regional powers since well before the Mosul campaign began.
Turkish troops to withdraw after Mosul Operation: Iraqi envoy
Turkish troops to withdraw after Mosul Operation: Iraqi envoy
Turkish troops to withdraw after Mosul Operation: Iraqi envoy

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