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Iraq: Turkey

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL4750, tabled on 7 December 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Turkish airstrikes in Khanasor, Iraq and the reported targeting of Marwan Badal; and whether they have made representations to the government of Turkey about their attacks in Sinja, Iraq; and if so, what response they have received.

Answered on

21 December 2021

We are aware of reports of airstrikes and the death of Yekîneyên Berxwedana Şengalê‎ (YBS) commander Marwan Badal Khudida. We continue to reiterate the importance of dialogue and cooperation between Iraq and Turkey to combat terrorism, ensure regional security and protect civilians.