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Turkey officially requests opening consulates in Iraq's Kirkuk, Najaf

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a Turkish  President of Turkey
Turkey’s Ambassador to Iraq has officially submitted a request to the federal government of Iraq to open Turkish consulates in the provinces of Kirkuk and Najaf.
Turkey’s Ambassador to Iraq has officially submitted a request to the federal government in Iraq to open Turkish consulates in the provinces of Kirkuk and Najaf.

“Last week, we asked Iraqi authorities to open a Consulate-General in Kirkuk and Najaf,” Ambassador Fatih Yildiz stated on his official Twitter account late Friday evening.

“I am convinced that the opening of these consulates will be a step to strengthen our relations,” he added. ”We await support from everyone who believes in our bilateral relations.”

Turkey currently maintains an embassy in Baghdad and a Consulate-General in Erbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region
Last Modified: Saturday، 22 December 2018 05:31 PM
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