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Turkey: The Bashiqa Ordeal: Ankara, Baghdad and Moscow

The recent row between Ankara and Baghdad over Turkish troop deployments in KRG territory escalated to a new level when the issue was brought before the UN Security Council late last week. With Russian help, the Iraqi government took the issue to the Security Council on 18 December, where it called for both sides to “de-escalate through bilateral consultations.”

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