Turkish Foreign Minister: Government Maliki cause tension relationship with Iraq

10:55: 11/05/2014

Khandan – Refer Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Jawish Ihsanoglu, the problems that have occurred in the past between Turkey and Iraq and the strained relations between them, to the former Iraqi government led by Nouri al-Maliki, adding: “But we can say that there is a new page in relations began with the visit (in reference to Official visit of the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, being conducted by Turkey). “

The Turkish minister said, in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart, in the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the capital Ankara: “There is a comprehensive management at the helm in Iraq now.”

The Turkish minister welcomed the visit Jaafari to Turkey, pointing to the existence of an agreement between the two officials on the need to raise their relations to better levels than it is now, pointing out they were addressed during the meeting, many of the regional issues, particularly the current developments in both Iraq and Syria.

He Jawish Davutoglu: “Turkey supports all the political unity of Iraq’s sovereignty and territorial force, and there is a common desire of the two countries in addressing common threats facing them.”

Revealed Jawish Ihsanoglu, for an expected visit conducted by the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu to Iraq, pointing out that there is an agreement in opinion between the two countries on the need to strengthen bilateral relations, saying: “the near future will hold the second edition of the Cooperation Council high-level strategist between the two countries.” .

Said Turkish Foreign Minister, that “Turkey attaches great hopes on the new government, to embrace all spectra in the country of different backgrounds, and beliefs, and Turkey’s support for this government to confront terrorism, including against al Daash.”

Regarding the face of terrorism strategies Jawish Ihsanoglu said: “We have to adopt a comprehensive strategy in the fight against terrorism, and this is what is missing in the face of Daash operations and we we can contribute to this form a & Strategic, because it is not possible to stop Daash through all air operations.”

For his part, praised the Iraqi Foreign Minister, relations between his country, Turkey, pointing out that the relations between the two countries immemorial, and it reached significant levels in all fields, especially the political and economic spheres.

With regard to the risk of “Daash,” Jaafari said: “The Iraqi army carrying Iraqi responsibility in the face of this organization, and in this context, I want to thank our soldiers who have demonstrated the durability of heroic in confronting the elements of this organization, I also thank countries that stood beside Iraq in this confrontation.” .

The two sides signed prior to the press conference, a memorandum of understanding on the abolition of visas for citizens of both countries who hold diplomatic passports, and important, and special


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