Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to deepen Turkey’s security cooperation with Iraq, while speaking at a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Ahmed Salih in Ankara on Thursday.

Erdogan said that the two countries should work together in different areas, such as military, economics and culture, but stressed that the fight against terrorism will be their priority, adding “Terrorist organizations such as Daesh [ISIL], the PKK [Kurdistan Workers’ Party] and FETO [Fethullah Gulen Movement] are a threat to both Iraq and Turkey.”

The visit is Salih’s first official visit to Turkey following his election in October.

 

 

Source: Ruptly

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