Iraq denies Turkey taking part in Mosul operation

AFP , Monday 24 Oct 2016

Iraq's joint operations command on Monday denied Turkey was participating in military operations to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group.

"The spokesman of the Joint Operations Command denies Turkish participation of any kind in operations for the liberation of Nineveh," a statement said, referring to the Iraqi province of which Mosul is the capital.

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