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Turkey, Iraq laud cooperation, but major disagreements remain

Sudani on his first visit to Ankara, stressed the importance of Iraq’s sovereignty in the two countries' fight against terrorism.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R).

ANKARA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraqi Premier Mohammed Shia al-Sudani on Tuesday lauded the cooperation between the two countries but reported only limited progress on the contentious bilateral rifts

Sudani, who traveled to Turkey for the first time since he came to power in October 2022, met with Erdogan during a state visit to the country. 

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