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Turkey, Iran, Iraq may meet to discuss Kurdish Iraqi referendum - Turkey PM
September 28, 2017 / 12:23 PM / 2 months ago

Turkey, Iran, Iraq may meet to discuss Kurdish Iraqi referendum - Turkey PM

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey, Iran and Iraq may hold a trilateral meeting to discuss the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum, Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Thursday.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim addresses his supporters in Kirsehir, Turkey, August 23, 2017. Mustafa Aktas/Prime Minister's Press Office/Handout via REUTERS/Files

Yildirim also said he agreed with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi to coordinate economic and trade relations with the central government in Baghdad, after Abadi’s government took control of border crossings with Turkey.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Dominic Evans

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