Iraqi - Turkish agreement to resolve outstanding issues between the two countries

03/01/2019 - 18:12 Published in News/Iraq

Iraqi President Barham Saleh said that Iraq and Turkey "need a comprehensive agreement for all files, including the issue of water and terrorism," pointing to "work on a meeting of the Strategic Council, as Iraq and Turkey need a comprehensive agreement dealing with all outstanding issues."

Barham Salih's remark came during a joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thursday, in the capital Ankara, which he visit with a high-ranking Iraqi ministerial delegation to discuss a series of outstanding issues between the two countries, notably terrorism, the PKK, water, trade and the Syrian file.