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23 February 2020


Turkish foreign minister meets Iraqi Kurd leader

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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday met Nechirvan Barzani, president of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).

Axar.az informs citing Turkish media.

The closed-door meeting took place on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland where the two leaders discussed heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran, according to diplomatic sources.

The death of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad has marked a dramatic escalation in tensions in the region.

During the meeting, Cavusoglu expressed Ankara's solidarity with Iraq which is playing an active role in defusing tensions, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

He reiterated the need for all ethnicities in Iraq to work together for a peaceful future, adding that Turkey will continue cooperating with the KRG.

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2020.01.22 / 10:11
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