Turkey says to 'reorganize' military personnel in Iraqi camp

December 11, 2015 12:38 PM

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ANKARA - Turkey has decided in talks with Iraqi officials to "reorganize" its military personnel at the Bashiqa camp near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the prime minister's office said on Friday, after a dispute emerged with Baghdad over the deployment.

Iraq demanded last weekend that Turkey immediately withdraw hundreds of troops sent recently to the camp, near the Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul, saying they had entered Iraqi territory without the knowledge of Baghdad.

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