Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for 'New Year', is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 P.M.) – The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Baghdad, Fatih Yildiz, against the background of what it described as “the continuous breaches and violations of the Turkish Army.”

In particular, the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs slammed Ankara over the attack on the Iraqi border guards in the Erbil Governorate.

As a result of this bombing, at least two soldiers and one officer from the Iraqi Border Guards were killed.

The memorandum, which was delivered by the Undersecretary of the Ministry Ambassador Abdul-Karim Hashem to the Turkish ambassador, held the latter’s government responsible for this attack, and demanded the Turkish side to clarify its circumstances and hold the perpetrators accountable.

In the memo, the ministry stressed the need for the Turkish government to stop the bombing and withdraw its forces from all Iraqi lands, which targeted for the first time Iraqi military personnel who were on a mission to control security in the border strip between the two countries.

Furthermore, the ministry promised that what Turkey had done was a hostile act, and a violation of the country’s sovereignty and sanctity.

In the same regard, the Iraqi government canceled the visit of the Turkish Minister of Defense to Baghdad, as well as all the scheduled visits of Turkish officials at the present time.

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Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-08-13 15:40

Don’t worry : sultan Erdolf also plans to invade northern Iraq