Iraq: Turkey Troops Near Mosul Violating International Law

December 5, 2015 12:32 PM

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BAGHDAD — The presence of Turkish troops near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul in northern Iraq is a "violation" of international law, Iraq's president said Saturday.

President Fuad Masum called the move a "violation of international norms, laws and Iraq's national sovereignty," and said it was contributing to increased tensions in the region.

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