Parliament ratifies motion on Iraq, Syria

The Turkish parliament on October 26 passed a motion that extends authorization for the government’s troop deployment in Iraq and Syria for another two years.

The motion underlined that the developments in the regions adjacent to Turkey’s southern land borders and the risks and threats posed by the ongoing environment of conflict increasingly continue.

Turkey attaches great importance to the protection of the territorial integrity, national unity and stability of its neighbor Iraq, the motion said.

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