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Al-Monitor: Turkey's Defense Minister in Baghdad made it clear to stay away from Iraq

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Al-Monitor: Turkey's Defense Minister in Baghdad made it clear to stay away from Iraq

The Turkish Air Force is responding to a strike on Iraqi territory using a drone and fighters in Baghdad. Recall that the other day the Turks attacked the northern part of Iraq, claiming that in this way they destroyed the infrastructure of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party), which Ankara refers to as terrorist organizations. The Turkish airstrike killed two Iraqi border officials.


Against this background, official Baghdad sent a note to Ankara, in which it states that the previously scheduled visit of Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar should be canceled. It is noted that Akar is an unwanted person in Iraq. The Iraqi authorities declare that they have taken place "unprecedented in their impudence actions of Turkey, violating the state sovereignty of Iraq."

Al-Monitor writes that "in Baghdad, Hulusi Akar was made clear to stay away from Iraq."

Turkey has yet to comment on the deaths of two Iraqi officers.

Baghdad emphasizes that the Iraqi authorities did not give Turkey any permission to carry out air strikes on its territory.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi media reported that one of the Turkish missiles landed in a pasture belonging to a local tribe. As a result, several peasants and dozens of farm animals died.
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  1. svp67
    svp67 13 August 2020 11: 36 New
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    Does today's Iraq have the strength to back up its demands? It seems that not ... So, until they appear, Turkey will be "disgraceful"
    1. Civil
      Civil 13 August 2020 11: 57 New
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      17 years of war in Iraq, Bush thought that if he overthrew Saddam, the joyful Arab people would begin to build Middle Eastern Norway, but did not know that people in the third world could exist only if they were kicked by the "strong hand" of the local empire king. And the Arabs began to blame each other in batches, of course Turkey, which is at a more modern stage in the development of society, does not pay attention to the tears of local feudal lords.
      1. Sefevi2020
        Sefevi2020 13 August 2020 13: 43 New
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        Quote: Civil
        Bush thought that if he overthrew Saddam, the joyful Arab people would start building Middle East Norway.

        Do you believe it? Yes, they do not care about the Arabs (both on their vassals in the face of the Saudis and the Emirates) For him, the main thing is 3 things. 1) Control of Iraqi oil. 2) To cram inflationary dollars into the economy of Iraq. 3) Having put your man, sell him all those clubs that he used against Saddam.

        Quote: Civil
        And the Arabs began to blame each other in bundles

        This is the ignorance of the Arabs. It has always been and will be. This is what the Anglo-Saxons use.

        Quote: Civil
        Turkey which is at a more modern stage

        The point is different. Turkey is friends with the Kurdish regime in Iraq. There's loot there. There is oil there. But there is also the Kurdistan Workers' Party. Turkey has said more than once, either you control how your borders are laid or we will take care ... ... ... ... ... this is the result.
      2. Uncle Vanya Susanin
        Uncle Vanya Susanin 13 August 2020 18: 05 New
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        "Bush thought that if he overthrew Saddam, the joyful Arab people would start building a Middle East Norway ..."

        Bush told you this himself? and why Norway, immediately Luxembourg laughing
    2. halpat
      halpat 13 August 2020 13: 34 New
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      Quote: svp67
      Does today's Iraq have the strength to back up its demands? It seems that not ... So, until they appear, Turkey will be "disgraceful"

      They are powerless after being democratized.
      The Sultan can do anything:
      ignore or take offense and punish a little more, in the north.
      For more, he also does not have enough chama, not Suleiman Qanuni tea.
      1. Sefevi2020
        Sefevi2020 13 August 2020 13: 45 New
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        Quote: Halpat
        They are powerless after being democratized.

        They became powerless even under Saddam, when he made 1 fatal mistake and fell into the Anglo-Saxon trap. Attacked Kuwait and since then they are in the red.
  2. Victor_B
    Victor_B 13 August 2020 11: 36 New
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    Erdogan also spoiled relations with Iraq.
    Greece, Syria, Cyprus, Libya and beyond everywhere ...
    1. venik
      venik 13 August 2020 12: 37 New
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      Quote: Victor_B
      Erdogan also spoiled relations with Iraq.
      Greece, Syria, Cyprus, Libya and beyond everywhere ...

      =======
      It looks like Erdogan finally "bit the bit" and went ahead ... Lavras of Suleiman Do not give a magnificent rest ...... And "finish the game" is not long!
  3. parusnik
    parusnik 13 August 2020 11: 38 New
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    He went to Odessa, and went to Kherson, shot at the Kurds, and hit the officers of the Iraqi border service. Probably, Iraqi officers, by nationality were Kurds. What an accurate weapon. laughing
  4. APASUS
    APASUS 13 August 2020 11: 44 New
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    And what I was talking about. No matter how much they love the Kurds in Iraq, Turkey will not be allowed to dominate the territory of Iraq.
    1. venik
      venik 13 August 2020 12: 38 New
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      Quote: APASUS
      No matter how much they love the Kurds in Iraq, Turkey will not be allowed to dominate the territory of Iraq.

      ======
      If will be able to! request
    2. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 13 August 2020 13: 48 New
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      Quote: APASUS
      And what I was talking about. No matter how much they love the Kurds in Iraq, Turkey will not be allowed to dominate the territory of Iraq.

      By and large, Baghdad practically does not control the northern part of Iraq, which is under the Kurds. Until the Kurds part with their aspirations for independence and adhere to Baghdad, the Turks will periodically and with impunity spud them without paying special attention to the shouts from Baghdad. apart from these shouts and notes, he cannot oppose anything. The Kurds of Iraq and Syria first need to return under the control of Baghdad and Damascus and only then they will have the opportunity to really oppose the Turks and mattresses at the state level.
  5. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 13 August 2020 12: 51 New
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    He's got the Sultan's syndrome up there until he is thrown out.
  6. raki-uzo
    raki-uzo 13 August 2020 12: 52 New
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    Iraq from the very beginning and is forced to support the Kurdish terrorists, since they do not have sufficient strength to cope with the Kurdish terrorists. This is Iraqi territory, but even members of the Iraqi government and officers, soldiers, officials of this state, without permission from the Kurdish terrorist groups, cannot go there, they need a pass to that zone. And the Turks changed their tactics, fighters with hotbeds are being destroyed, wherever these hotbeds are.
    1. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 13 August 2020 13: 53 New
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      Quote: raki-uzo
      And the Turks changed tactics, fighters with hotbeds are being destroyed, wherever these hotbeds are.

      Yeah. And to the heap, just in case, the peasants with the sheep are also destroyed. If the Turks destroyed the PKK terrorists on their territory, it would be understandable, but Iraq is a contiguous (conditionally independent) state. I do not think that Ankara would have liked this alignment if Russia in the 90s had struck at Chechen terrorists who were hiding in Turkey.
      1. raki-uzo
        raki-uzo 13 August 2020 14: 21 New
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        Not only Russia but also other countries are trying to secure their "shelter". Here's an example:

        Murder of Chechens in Istanbul: Traces lead to Russia

        The Turkish authorities reported that the killer who killed three Chechens in Istanbul, involved in the terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, was apparently a GRU officer who entered Turkey with a diplomatic passport .... After the murder of three Chechens in Turkish Istanbul on September 16, allegedly involved To the bloody terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, the Turkish authorities said that the killer was apparently a member of the Russian military intelligence GRU, who entered Turkey with a Russian diplomatic passport in the name of Alexander Zharkov, dpa news agency reported on Friday, September 23.

        According to Turkish media reports, the killer, fleeing arrest, was forced to leave his passport and the murder weapon in his hotel room - a pistol of 9 mm caliber. According to these reports, a man with a passport in the name of Alexander Zharkov arrived in Istanbul on September 2, stayed at one of the hotels and rented a car. After the murder of the Chechens, who, according to some sources, fought under the leadership of Shamil Basayev, the killer returned to the hotel for a while, however, noticing the Turkish special forces tracking him down, he hastily disappeared.

        The police found documents, binoculars, night vision devices and a pistol with a silencer in his room. Turkish experts noted that the pistol found in the hotel is being used by officers of the Russian special services. After examining the documents of the alleged killer, the authorities concluded that the man had already come to Turkey in 2009, when three former Chechen fighters were shot dead in Istanbul using a pistol of the same type.

        Author: Sergey Romashenko
        Editor: Evgeny Zhukov
        1. Nyrobsky
          Nyrobsky 13 August 2020 15: 05 New
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          Quote: raki-uzo
          Not only Russia, but also other countries are trying to secure their "shelter". Here's an example.
          Murder of Chechens in Istanbul: Traces lead to Russia
          However, the innocent Turkish peasants and their domestic animals did not suffer.
          And yet, yes Hussein, the example you gave is only an ASSUMPTION, and it cannot be unambiguously interpreted as true, since phrases like "presumably" and "obvious" are used. This is the same "highlikli" on the basis of which the West blames Russia for any reason without providing irrefutable evidence. It is difficult for me to imagine how a well-trained GRU officer can afford to substitute himself and leave a bunch of evidence, as if he were not an employee but a street cleaner. In addition, the elimination of ordinary militants is not at all typical for the special services, and for the manifestation of their interest it is necessary to have at least the status of a field commander. The Chechens who were hiding in Turkey and themselves had weapons, and therefore this murder can just as well be attributed to their showdown among themselves due to the "wrong" distribution of the treasury. hi
          1. raki-uzo
            raki-uzo 13 August 2020 15: 41 New
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            When al-monitor writes - is it obvious? And when others write - full of doubt. The liberal Western writers of al-monitor would give you a good applause, Dmitry, if they looked here. Alas, they are busy at the pulbar, they have a glass of whiskey with ice, an iPhone in their hands, waiting for the order of a new article.
            1. Nyrobsky
              Nyrobsky 13 August 2020 21: 50 New
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              Quote: raki-uzo
              When al-monitor writes - is it obvious? And when others write - full of doubt. The liberal Western writers of al-monitor would give you a good applause, Dmitry, if they looked here. Alas, they are busy at the pulbar, they have a glass of whiskey with ice, an iPhone in their hands, waiting for the order of a new article.

              Why al-monitor? It seems that you yourself are not devoid of common sense and understand that the most seedy saboteur, who studied with only deuces, is trained in how to cover up his tracks, and here they refer to an experienced GRU employee who left a bunch of evidence after the crime. Well, do not tell the slippers. With such employees-suckers, the GRU would be a world clown, but not a serious intelligence organization, because they teach their fighters not in a circus school. Or do you think that serious preparation is possible only in the ranks of Milli Istihbarat Teskilati, and all the rest are fools by nature? request
              1. raki-uzo
                raki-uzo 14 August 2020 06: 27 New
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                Good morning! I'll give you names to start with. You can find out about them in the public domain. Russian spies and assassins (or heroes) are also wrong.

                Yuri Anisimov Alexander Smirnov Alexander Nasyrov
                Ilmi Umerov Akhtem Chiygoz

                "R. S. Ah! If you understand me,
                Forgive the free hints;
                Let the truth hide the lie:
                What can I do? - we are all human! "
      2. no
        no one 13 August 2020 14: 26 New
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        I think if the Russians found out that somewhere near the Bassay border they were meeting with the Georgian military, it would not have prevented them from striking
      3. KARAKURT777
        KARAKURT777 13 August 2020 16: 59 New
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        Well, they would show at least a photo of these shepherds with sheep. Now everyone and everything can say.
  7. no
    no one 13 August 2020 14: 25 New
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    The information is incorrectly submitted by the author. The target was not Iraqi infrastructure. The Iraqi military died at a meeting with the top leadership of the PKK. It's just that Iraq prefers to keep quiet about it. Because you have to explain what they did there. Well, shepherds and peasants were added to the heap