Turkey Lets U.S. Use Airspace

(Washington Post ) Turkey's parliament voted Thursday to let the U.S. military use Turkish airspace in the war against Iraq. It also authorized the deployment of Turkish troops into Iraqi territory. Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul said any deployment would be limited, temporary, and pose no threat to the Iraqi Kurds. Several thousand Turkish troops are already based in northern Iraq with the approval of the Iraqi Kurds.

2003-03-21 00:00:00

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