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Nineveh Council: Turkish forces are withdrawing from Ba’shiqa

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Nineveh Provincial Council announced on Sunday, that the Turkish forces are withdrawing gradually from Ba’shiqa District, while pointed out that the number of those forces does not exceed 100 soldiers.

The deputy president of the council, Noor al-Deen Qablan, said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The Turkish forces are gradually withdrawing from Zalikan Base in the district of Ba’shiqa,” noting that, “The withdrawal of The Turkish force outside Iraq continues since the declaration of withdrawing previous patches.”

Qablan pointed out, “The number of the remaining Turkish personnel in Ba’shiqa is about 100 soldiers, including trainers.”



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