Turkish parliament prolongs mandate on holding military operations in Syria, Iraq

Turkish parliament prolongs mandate on holding military operations in Syria, Iraq
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  • calendar-gray 08 October 2019

he Grand National Assembly (parliament) of Turkey has voted to prolong the mandate on holding military operations in Syria and Iraq for one more year, APA reports citing TASS.

According to the results of the vote, the mandate on Turkish presence in neighboring countries has been prolonged until October 30, 2020.

In accordance with the mandate, the Turkish army can hold military operations outside its territory, in Syria and Iraq. It also allows placing contingents and military bases of states supporting the Turkish military or involved in transborder operations on the territory of Turkey.

Faig Mahmudov

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