Turkey, Iraq eye closer cooperation on Syria as relations thaw




 
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Turkey, Iraq eye closer cooperation on Syria as relations thaw
 
October 25th, 2013  
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Turkey, Iraq eye closer cooperation on Syria as relations thaw
By Humeyra Pamuk and Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iraq, both concerned by the rise of al Qaeda in Syria, said on Friday their strained relations were improving and they would cooperate more closely to limit the spillover from Syria's civil war. The two countries' dealings have been tense in recent years, not least because of Turkey's strengthening ties with northern Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, locked in a dispute with the federal government over oil and land rights. ...




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