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[ltr]Abadi on his first visit to Ankara: We call to reset problems and build a strong and transparent relationships [/ltr]
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[ltr] Iraq and Turkey pledged to seek to strengthen military cooperation in their fight against the "Daash" organization which Isawarhama concern offer. And spin some of the major battles close to the Turkish border with Turkey has become a haven for thousands of militants fled.[/ltr]
[ltr] He said Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart, Haider al-Abadi, said that Turkey is ready to work with Iraq to expand military assistance.
He hinted Abadi - the first Iraqi prime minister to visit Turkey since the visit of his predecessor, Nuri al-Maliki have in 2010 that Turkey may send weapons to Iraq. He said that arrangements undertaken with the assistance of the Turkish side to supply Iraq weapons.
Turkey began a NATO member trained to Peshmerga forces last month, and said that it could also extends to the Iraqi National Guard.
Davutoglu said, "will be the defense ministers of the two countries more detailed study in this regard, already provided support with respect to military training, and we are ready to provide any other assistance we can in these areas."
Ankara has refused to take a pivotal role in a military air campaign carried out by the US-led coalition against fighters "Daash" saying it may not be possible to achieve lasting stability through air strikes alone.
And succeeded Fighters Iraqi Kurds this week with the support of air strikes to break the siege of the organization around Mount Sinjar, and freed hundreds of Yazidis who have been trapped there a few Ochehr.oukal Abadi said Iraqi forces are fighting to root out militants and recovered it lands. He stressed that "Daash fighters grip" weaken.
And remained tense relations between Iraq and Turkey for several years as angry Maliki government of Ankara closer ties with the Kurdistan region, in the north of the country, which fought a Baghdad bitter struggle with him on Alinvt.othassant relations with attached Abadi Authority, last September, and since that struck Iraq and the government of Arbil a preliminary agreement on the sharing of oil export revenues.
Unlike al-Maliki, Abadi said that Iraq supports the increase in oil exports through the pipeline set up by the Kurds and pass through Turkey. He stressed that his government favors the promotion of this Agreement and the transfer of these exports via Turkey, noting that it is in the interest of Iraq.
So Abadi said, in a statement released by the Information Office after a meeting with Speaker of the Turkish Parliament Cemil Cicek received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "relations between the Iraqi and Turkish our people are the foundation on which we build the foundations of bilateral cooperation," noting that it "does not call just to yellowing of the problems but to build a positive relationship solid, clear and transparent. "He added the prime minister," We have come with open hearts and honest intentions to deepen relations with neighboring countries, a trend basis in the Iraqi government's policy ", stressing the need" to be unaffected by the government mood, but rely on common interests ".
Abadi stressed that "the priorities of our visit to Turkey is to discuss ways to counter terrorism, as well as security and military sides," stressing that "Iraq made a lot of sacrifices as a result of terrorist operations, and practices of gangs (Daash)."
The head of the government looked forward to "to expand trade and economic cooperation and resolve the outstanding issues and the exchange of visits between officials of the two countries will contribute to advancing cooperation forward," and expressed optimism about "the future of relations between Iraq and Turkey."
For his part, Cemil Cicek, head of the Turkish National Assembly, said that "the right way is to meet and talking about issues of common concern, especially since Turkey in solidarity with the Iraqi people in the face of the terrorist attack against her," asserting that "the terrorist challenges facing the region, invites us to continue the meetings, and increasing cooperation. "
He stressed Cicek that "gangs Daash tried Islamic religion distortion, and we must work Islamist as countries in the fight against this terrorism" .otahd head of the Turkish parliament to "support both the findings of the meetings between the two delegations," and expressed hope that "removing the obstacles and launch a new phase of relations friendly relations between the two neighboring countries. " [/ltr]
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