Turkish FM Gul: 'you will see our response'

Turkish FM Abdullah Gul told reporters that "You will see our response." over the questions in regards to northern Iraqi leader Masud Barzani's statements about Turkey. Also FM Gul called Rice.

Turkish FM Gul: 'you will see our response'

Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul toldreporters that "You will see our response." over the questions in regards to northern Iraqi leader Masud Barzani'sstatements about Turkey.

Also Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul called USSecretary of State Condoleezza Rice regarding northern Iraqi leader MasudBarzani's statements about Turkey.

Gul and Rice reportedly spoke yesterday, with Gulunderlining to Rice that Ankara expected the US to take upthe Barzani matter with the northern Iraqi leader himself. Gul and Rice alsoreportedly spoke about the upoming Iraqsummit in Egypt.Though Istanbul had originally been the plannedsite of the second Iraqi summit, the plans were changed to hold this summit in Cairo. It is thusexpected that the third Iraqi summit will occur in Istanbul.

Barzani, president of the defacto autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq, said in remarks broadcast onSaturday that Turkey must not interfere in the Iraqi Kurds' bid to attach theoil-rich city of Kirkuk to the de facto autonomous Kurdish zone while addingthreateningly that if they were deterred by Turkey, Iraq's Kurds wouldretaliate by intervening in Turkey's Southeast."We will not let the Turksintervene in Kirkuk,"Barzani said in an interview with the Arab satellite television stationAl-Arabiya.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16
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