Members of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd al-Sha’abi) in a street in the town of Hatra southwest of the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, April 28, 2017.

The Iraqi government has expressed its readiness to cooperate with Turkey on ensuring security of the countries’ shared borders, the Iraqi Justice Ministry said Tuesday in a press release received by Sputnik.

“The Iraqi government has expressed its intention to cooperate with Turkey on all issues related to the security along common borders,” the minister stated.

According to Zamily, Iraq is strengthening good-neighborly relations with countries in the region, particularly with its Turkish neighbor.

For his part, Yildiz stated that terrorist groups were located at the Turkish-Syrian and Turkish-Iraqi borders, and that Ankara, in cooperation with the Iraqi government, had launched military operations to clear the frontiers from terrorists.

On Tuesday, Iraqi Justice Minister Haidar Zamily received Turkish Ambassador Fatih Yildiz at the ministry office.

During the meeting, the ambassador reiterated Ankara’s readiness to cooperate with Iraq on counter-terrorism.

On March 8, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolgu said Ankara and Baghdad would carry out a joint cross-border operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group, which is on the Turkish terrorism blacklist.

The operation is expected to take place after the Iraqi election, slated for May 12.

On December 9, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi declared victory over the Daesh* organization, noting however that Daesh supporters could still organize a resistance.


Source: Sputnik

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AMN making FAKE news ? Iraqi governement said they are against Turkey military incursion in northern Irak in any way, + they said to Turkey to withdrawal their troops from Baachiqat, here the news from Iraqi National TV news.

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