Iraq urges Turkey to withdraw its troops from N.Iraq

Iraq's government on Sunday urged Turkey to withdraw its ground forces from northern Iraq.

Iraq urges Turkey to withdraw its troops from N.Iraq
Iraq's government on Sunday urged Turkey to withdraw its ground forces from northern Iraq, where they are battling PKK militants, and to sit down for talks to resolve the crisis.

"The Iraqi government considers the unilateral Turkish military action ... a threat to the stability of the region and a violation of Iraq's sovereignty and calls on Turkey to pull its troops from Iraq as soon as possible," a government statement said.

Reuters
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