Turkey to Continue to Monitor Developments after Attack on Consulate in Iraq

May 2012
Journal of Turkish Weekly;5/21/2012, p4
The article notes Turkey's Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks about the open border crossing with Syria and about monitoring developments related to an attack on the Turkish consulate in Basra, Iraq. Erdogan said the Turkish Foreign Ministry spoke with Iraq's foreign minister about demonstrations near the consulate by some radical groups. He also said Turkey asked Iraqi authorities to monitor the situation.


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