Turkey pledges continued support and aid for Iraq's Turkmens
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu received Iraqi Turkmen Front Chairman and Kirkuk Deputy Ersad Salihi, and an accompanying delegation in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
ANKARA- The meeting at Davutoglu's office was held closed to news media.
Turkish diplomatic sources close to the meeting said Davutoglu had pledged continued support and aid for Iraq's Turkmens, thanking for the warm welcome he received during his visit to Kirkuk last week.
Sources cited Davutoglu as telling the Turkmen leader that Turkey attached great importance to Iraq's unity and that Turkey stood hat equal distance to all segments in Iraq.
7 August 2012