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Iraq: Thousands protest Turkish troop deployment in Baghdad01:10

Iraq: Thousands protest Turkish troop deployment in Baghdad

Iraq, Baghdad
December 12, 2015 at 12:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of Iraqis protested on the streets of Baghdad, Saturday, against Turkey's troop deployment in northern Iraq.

The protesters held placards aloft and waved Iraqi flags at the gathering where they demanded Ankara's withdrawal of Turkish troops from Iraqi territory. Several Iraqi military and political figures, such as the former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, could also be seen at the rally.

Turkey deployed heavy weaponry and over one hundred military personnel at a camp near Mosul on December 4th, much to the disagreement of Iraqi people.

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Thousands of Iraqis protested on the streets of Baghdad, Saturday, against Turkey's troop deployment in northern Iraq.

The protesters held placards aloft and waved Iraqi flags at the gathering where they demanded Ankara's withdrawal of Turkish troops from Iraqi territory. Several Iraqi military and political figures, such as the former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, could also be seen at the rally.

Turkey deployed heavy weaponry and over one hundred military personnel at a camp near Mosul on December 4th, much to the disagreement of Iraqi people.

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