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Turkish, French presidents discuss Syria, Iraq issues

Sunday - October 8, 2017 1:44 am , Category : WORLD
 Turkish, French presidents discuss Syria, Iraq issues
Turkish, French presidents discuss Syria, Iraq issues

Ankara Oct 8 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the current situation in Syria and Iraq via phone on Saturday.



Erdogan and Macron exchanged views on developments in Iraq and Syria as well as bilateral relations and regional issues Xinhua cited state-run Anadolu Agency as saying.

The two leaders stressed the importance of preserving Iraq and Syria s territorial integrity the source said.

Earlier in the day Erdogan announced to launch a "serious operation" in Syria s Idlib while Turkey and Russia jointly plan to set up "de-escalation" zones in Syria.

On September 25 Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) held a controversial independence referendum despite fierce opposition from Baghdad and neighbouring Iran and Turkey.

According to results announced by the KRG almost 93 per cent of registered voters cast ballots in favour of independence.

Turkey warned that the "irresponsible" referendum would damage the territorial integrity of Iraq and harm regional stability.

--IANS
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