Turkish military drills on Iraqi border continue

Turkish military drills on Iraqi border continue

Turkish military drills on Iraqi border continue

Turkish tanks are carrying out drills at the Iraqi border, a week before a referendum on Kurdish independence that Ankara has called a threat to its national security. The exercises came as Turkey, the central government in Baghdad and their shared neighbour Iran all stepped up protests and warnings about the looming plebiscite in semi-autonomous Kurdish northern Iraq.<br><br>

Haber Merkezi 14:54 September 20, 2017 Yeni Şafak

Turkish military drills on Iraqi border continue

Turkish tanks are carrying out drills at the Iraqi border, a week before a referendum on Kurdish independence that Ankara has called a threat to its national security. The exercises came as Turkey, the central government in Baghdad and their shared neighbour Iran all stepped up protests and warnings about the looming plebiscite in semi-autonomous Kurdish northern Iraq.

Turkish tanks are carrying out drills at the Iraqi border, a week before a referendum on Kurdish independence that Ankara has called a threat to its national security. The exercises came as Turkey, the central government in Baghdad and their shared neighbour Iran all stepped up protests and warnings about the looming plebiscite in semi-autonomous Kurdish northern Iraq.

Turkish military drills on Iraqi border continue
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