Talabani: Turkey, Iraq must have strategic relations

Iraqi President Talabani received on Tuesday Turkey's Special Envoy to Iraq Ambassador Ozcelik in Baghdad at a meeting which focused on Turkish-Iraqi relations.

Talabani: Turkey, Iraq must have strategic relations

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said Tuesday that strategic relations must be established between Turkey and Iraq "to secure joint interests of the two countries."

Jalal Talabani received on Tuesday Turkey's Special Envoy to Iraq Ambassador Murat Ozcelik in Baghdad at a meeting which focused on Turkish-Iraqi relations and the status quo in Iraq, said a statement issued by the Iraqi Presidential Press Center.

Talabani pointed out that a strategic relationship must be established between Turkey and Iraq for the development and peace in the region, said the statement.

Both Talabani and Ozcelik expressed pleasure over the developing ties in all fields, said the statement.

According to the statement, Ozcelik renewed Turkey's support to the political process in Iraq and expressed Turkey's appreciation of the efforts made by Talabani to facilitate the unity of all ethnic groups in Iraq.


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