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His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has received a telephone call from Turkish Prime Minister Ben Ali Yildirim.







March  -27-2018

Mr. Yildirim has commended the great victories achieved by the Iraqi forces against Daesh's terrorist's gangs, preserving Iraqi unity and the coexisting among its components, Praising Dr. Haider Al-Abadi's positive decisions in opening Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports in the Kurdistan region, paying the salaries of the region, indicating that Turkey complied with the federal government's decision to return the flights to the two airports.
Mr. Yildirim has stressed that there is no agreement between the Iraqi and Turkish governments regarding conducting operations in Iraqi territory to hunt down PKK's.
And that what happened, It was a lack of accuracy in the transfer, where we wanted to say that we will not carry out any operations without the consent of the Iraqi government, it did not mean we agreed with it, Turkey respects Iraqi sovereignty and will not do any work exceeded it.
Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has said that the Iraqi security forces impose their control over the entire of Iraqi territory, he did give the order to the Iraqi federal forces when he visited Mosul, was to impose full control of the border, preventing any foreign fighters. Borders now controlled by our forces. We reject any violation of Turkey on Our Land.
They have discussed a number of issues related to economy, energy, trade and other joint issues, reaffirming on the importance of two government's officials meeting to resolve it.

Media office of the prime minister
March -27- 2018