Arab Foreign Ministers Call on Turkey to Withdraw Troops from Iraq

Wednesday 1440/1/2 - 2018/09/12
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Cairo, Muharram 2, 1440, Sep 12, 2018, SPA -- The Arab Foreign Ministers called on the Turkish government to immediately withdraw its troops from Iraq and end its violation of the Arab country’s sovereignty.
This came in a communiqué issued by the council on Wednesday during its 150th ordinary session held in Cairo at the level of Arab foreign ministers.
In its communiqué, the council urged the Turkish side to “withdraw its troops from Iraqi territories in implementation of the council’s resolution No. 7987 issued on December 24, 2015.”
The council also called on the member states of the Arab League to request Turkey “not to interfere in the domestic affairs of Iraq and stop its provocative actions that would undermine confidence-building and threaten regional security and stability.”
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