mercredi 8 août 2012
Iraqi Turkmen Front Mission made an official visit to Turkey.
The mission lead by the Head of ITF and Kirkuk Member of Parliament Erşad Salihi and Minister for Foreign Affairs in Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu discussed the status of the Turkmen in the scope of Iraqi-Turkey affairs in Ankara, the capital of Turkey.
The meeting took place in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting was also attended by the mission consisting of ITF Deputy Head Ali Haşim Muhtaroğlu, ITF Turkey Representative Dr. Hicran Kazancı, ITF Executive Board Member Hasan Turan,ITF Official Spokesman Ali Mehdi and ITF Diyale MP Hasan Özmen Beyatlı.
The mission discussed the recent events and the Kirkuk visit with Minister Davutoğlu and underlined the importance of the visit.
Minister Davutoğlu assured that all endeavors were taken and would be continued to ensure peace, welfare and development in Iraq.
Kirkuk MP Erşad Salihi made a statement to Turkmeneli Television and assessed the meeting by saying: ''Stability in Iraq, stability in the region and the developments in Syria were all discussed.''
ITF Official Spokesman Ali Mehdi said that the Iraqi must be aware that Turkey is working towards the development of Iraq. ITF Executive Board Member and Head of the Kirkuk Province Assemly Hasan Turan stated that Turkey had always sided with Iraq and the Turkmen in particular.