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Iraq Requests UN Emergency Talks On Turkish Troops In North

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the presence of Turkish troops on its territory as a dispute with Ankara escalates. Turkey ’s parliament voted last week to extend the deployment of an estimated 2,000 troops across northern Iraq by a year to combat “terrorist organizations” - a likely reference to Kurdish rebels as well as Islamic State.
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