Iraq calls Turkish assault on Kurdish militants 'a dangerous escalation'

By REUTERS
July 29, 2015 14:18

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi government condemned Turkey's six-day old assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq as "a dangerous escalation and an assault on Iraqi sovereignty".

In a statement posted to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's website on Tuesday, Baghdad called on Turkey to avoid further escalation and seek a resolution to the crisis.


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