Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019

Turkey told to withdraw its troops from Iraq

Cairo, The Arab Foreign Ministers have 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 communique issued by the council on Wednesday during its 150th ordinary session held in Cairo at the level of Arab foreign ministers; the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

In its communique, the council urged the Turkish side to "withdraw its troops from Iraqi territories in implementation of the council's resolution 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."

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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