“The bottom line is that for all these diverse reasons, Ankara feels distant to, and uninterested in, the talks between Iran and the six major powers. 80 more words
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“In response to the Turkish government’s decision to financially support the Kurdistan Region, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi secretly tried to speak with senior Turkish officials, to ask them not to go ahead with the agreement. 52 more words
Hundreds of Turkish troops in armoured vehicles have entered northern Syria and evacuated a historic Ottoman tomb and the soldiers guarding it.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the remains of Suleyman Shah would be moved elsewhere in Syria. 608 more words
JOE PARKINSON and AYLA ALBAYRAK: Turkey Launches Military Operation (Shah Euphrates) in Syria to Evacuate Ottoman Tomb of Suleyman Shah
Wall Street Journal: Prime Minister Davutoglu says some 600 Turkish ground forces rescued Turkish troops guarding the mausoleum of Suleyman Shah.
Turkey launched a large-scale military operation inside Syrian territory overnight to evacuate Turkish soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb thought to be at risk from Islamic State militants. 59 more words
“Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday that assistance and support to the Iraqi Kurdish people would continue.
His remarks came at a private meeting with Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government prime minister Nechirvan Barzani in Ankara.” 13 more words