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Iraqi, Turkish FMs talk terrorism, reconstruction

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Hakim met Thursday with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara to discuss issues of mutual concern.

Combating terrorism and the reconstruction process in Iraq came on the top of topics discussed during the meeting.

Iraqi President Barham Salih arrived earlier in Ankara, where he met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Salih said in a joint press conference with Erdogan that Iraq and Turkey need a comprehensive agreement to end the water issue, stressing the importance of the Turkish role in the reconstruction process in Iraq.

"We are in Turkey in order to reach solutions to the outstanding issues," Salih said, adding that "Iraq and Turkey need a comprehensive agreement that includes ending the water issue."
Last Modified: Friday، 04 January 2019 12:46 AM