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Iraq: Turkey

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL861, tabled on 8 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations, if any, they have made to the government of Turkey about the attack on Maxmur Refugee Camp and villages in northern Iraq on 5 June.

Answered on

22 June 2021

We are following the situation closely. We reiterate the need for dialogue and cooperation between Iraq and Turkey to combat terrorism, ensure regional security, and protect civilians. We welcome recent discussions between Iraqi and Turkish Defence Ministers regarding Ankara's military operations against the PKK in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.