December 6, 2015

Iraq summons Turkey ambassador over troop 'incursion'

Baghdad calls deployment a hostile act but Turkey's prime minister says part of a long-running training mission.

Iraq's foreign ministry has summoned the Turkish ambassador to Baghdad to protest at the deployment of Turkish forces near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and demand their immediate withdrawal. Read more + video.

AL Jazeera

Related,
Iraq calls on Turkey to 'immediately' withdraw its troops in Mosul - Hürriyet
Iraqi president says Turkish deployment inside Iraq violates international law - Today's Zaman

Turkish military to have a base in Iraq's Mosul - Hürriyet
Turkish soldiers training Iraqi troops near Mosul: sources - Reuters

Iraq Demands End of Turkish ‘Invasion’ Near Mosul - Sputnik
‘Incursion’: Baghdad demands Turkey withdraw ‘training’ troops from northern Iraq - RT

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