Turkish army orders troops to withdraw from Iraq

16 July 2016 Saturday

There are claims that Turkey’s army has ordered the country’s troops stationed in neighboring Iraq to withdraw immediately from that country and return to garrisons in Turkey, media reports said.

The Turkish army’s decision came in the wake of the failed military coup in Turkey, the Arabic-language media outlets reported.

The Turkish army had sent hundreds of its troops to a military base in Northern Iraq on the pretext of training Kurdish forces to fight the ISIL terrorist group.

Source: World Bulletin.

Link: http://www.worldbulletin.net/todays-news/175036/turkish-army-orders-troops-to-withdraw-from-iraq.

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