Thursday, February 22, 2024

Turkey is sending the biggest troops deployment on the Iraqi border

Hundreds of Turkey troops with main battle tanks, jets and drones are being sent Iraqi border close to Mosul.

Turkish troops are massing on the country’s border with Iraq – prompting fears of a new military invasion for a campaign against militants.

Turkey has been anxiously following the Iraqi government’s efforts to liberate the city of Mosul from extremist factions and reestablish its authority there, an Arab intelligence official said.


Seeking to actively weigh in on the campaign, Turkey has signaled to the Iraqi government and its allies that the future of Mosul is a matter of national importance for Ankara.

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