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Turkish PM visits Iraq amid spat over unauthorized troops

Sat Jan 07 01:07:03 EST 2017 | The Seattle Times
BAGHDAD (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for a two-day visit, according to a report on Iraqi state TV. It’s the first such visit since the two governments quarreled over the presence of unauthorized Turkish troops in northern Iraq, straining relations between the two neighbors fighting the Islamic State group. The TV didn’t give details on Yildirim’s schedule. On his Twitter account, the Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad, Faruk Kaymakci, said that “We hope..

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