Turkey aims to eliminate Daesh and PKK terrorists in the region to ensure security along its borders and live in peace with its neighbours.
Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq's leader Barzani stated a group of YPG/PKK agents from Syria were denied entry into northern Iraq; they had launched an attack using heavy weaponry on the Peshmerga forces.
"We are waiting for the Sinjar Agreement to be implemented, but it has not yet been applied," Prime Minister of Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq Masrour Barzani says.
Turkey's FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says what is wanted for Baltics should be wanted for Turkey after meeting in Ankara with Masrour Barzani, the PM of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government.
Kurdish officials will visit Baghdad, Iran and neighbouring states to discuss the referendum plan. A 'yes' vote would not mean automatically declaring independence, but would strengthen the Kurds' hand in talks on self-determination with Baghdad.
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