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Turkey to Withdraw Troops From Iraq After Obama Appeal

Turkey is pulling troops out of northern Iraq in an effort to de-escalate tensions with the Iraqi government, a day after President Barack Obama urged Ankara to withdraw its troops. The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday acknowledged a "miscommunication" with Iraq over its recent deployment of troops to the Bashiqa military base, near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. The ministry did not say how many troops would be moved or where they would go. The deployment of...

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