Washington: Turkish troops are not part of the alliance and its presence must consent of Baghdad
10/13/2016
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stressed the US Department of Defense [Pentagon], the need to take Turkey, the Iraqi government approval of its troop presence in the northern city of Mosul.
A Pentagon spokesman, Jeff Davis, said that Iraq is a sovereign state, and any troops on the ground must take the consent of its government .
In a US State Department official he said that " the existing near Mosul Turkish troops are not part of the international coalition , " and called on all the neighbors Iraq to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity . *He
also called on Baghdad and Ankara to dialogue" to reach a quick solution to this issue and focus on their common enemy Daesh , for all parties to coordinate closely to unite efforts in the fight* .
She stressed the US State Department said in a statement, that" the all international forces coordination with the government, under the auspices of the Alliance http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=50427