Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Turkish Invasion of Iraq "Less Likely"

From Military.com:

Turkey has shown "great restraint" in dealing with attacks on its soil carried out by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants based in northern Iraq and the risk of a "major invasion" has diminished, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said in Brussels on Nov. 20.

Zebari was in Brussels to meet European Union officials in view of forging a trade and cooperation agreement between his country and the 27-member bloc.

Speaking ahead of a meeting planned for later on Tuesday with EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana, Zebari said his government was "working closely with Turkey" to find "a reasonable solution" to the crisis.

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