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Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey, Iraqi PM Abadi tells Turkey's Yildirim

Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey, Iraqi PM Abadi tells Turkey's Yildirim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently hinted at the possibility of a military campaign aimed at dislodging the PKK from Sinjar.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the EU Council, said it was expected to be "a very hard meeting".

The government of Turkey will abstain from acting against Russian Federation in the diplomatic war waged by the United States and the European Union (EU), according to the statements of Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag published today by the newspaper Hürriyet.

The EU has condemned what it considers Turkey's illegal actions against Cyprus.

Sinjar was one of the main targets of Daesh (IS) terrorists in recent years who were responsible for killing hundreds of Yazidi community members and enslaving their women. The EU should support its member states.

Topics including the crackdown in Turkey after the July 2016 failed coup, Turkish demands for visa liberalisation and the near-endless saga of Ankara's own European Union membership bid are expected to loom high.

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"We don't have much tolerance", Mr Erdogan said.

In a statement, the ministry said Ambassador Oguzhan Ertugrul called upon the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani on Sunday and both sides discussed ways to bolster bilateral ties.

The messages from the EU-Turkey meeting in Varna are moderately positive, let's see what steps will follow, political scientist Prof.

European Union has promised to support the needs of the Syrian refugees in Turkey with a total of €6 billion in two tranches, but for technical reasons only €1.85 billion has been paid out until now.

The two Greek military officials held in Turkey for nearly four weeks will remain in custody for the time being, according to the decision by a Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday, Skai TV reported.

The list of demands was issued after it was revealed Turkey is considering an "Army of Islam" to attack Israel.