Showing posts with label Bashiqa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bashiqa. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kurdish vote risks 'ethnic and sectarian war'

Kurdish vote risks 'ethnic and sectarian war'
Turkey's president has warned of an "ethnic and sectarian" war in response to the Iraqi Kurdistan referendum, while the Iraqi prime minister has ruled out talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over the outcome of the controversial vote.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Baghdad proposes Ankara handover of Bashiqa camp to Iraq. Turkey assures Baghdad of troop withdrawal

Baghdad has suggested that Turkey hand over control of the Bashiqa military camp in Mosul to Iraq’s central government, rejecting Turkey’s proposal to run the camp under the auspices of the coalition forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Iran sides with Iraq in "dispute" with Turkey

Iran said on Monday Turkey should get permission from Iraq’s government to participate in the operation to take back Mosul from ISIS - a statement with which Tehran waded into a dispute over the presence of Turkish troops in northern Iraq.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Pentagon chief to stress Iraq sovereignty in Turkey talks

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he would stress the need to respect Iraq's sovereignty during a visit on Oct. 21 to Turkey, which has been locked in a dispute with Baghdad over who should participate in the campaign to retake Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Iraqis in Baghdad protest Turkish intervention in Mosul liberation operation

Thousands of Iraqi protesters loyal to a powerful Shiite cleric and militiaman congregated outside the Turkish embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday in opposition to Ankara's intervention in the liberation of Mosul.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Bashiqa base in northern Iraq will stay: Turkey would not allow Mosul to be taken by ISIS

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 15 that Turkey's presence in the Bashiqa military base in northern Iraq will remain, amid the ongoing row with Baghdad, which has demanded the immediate withdrawal of the Turkish military from the camp.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

US supports Iraqi territorial integrity (with presence of Turkish troops as long as Turkey is needed there)

Washington has reiterated its support for Iraq’s territorial sovereignty amid a spat between Turkey and Iraq before an operation on Mosul to liberate it from jihadists. “As we have repeatedly made clear, the United States supports Iraqi unity and sovereignty,” the U.S. State Department said Oct. 11.

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