Iraq, Turkey summon each other's ambassadors in protest

BAGHDAD - Turkey and Iraq summoned each other's ambassadors on Wednesday to protest statements by one country's prime minister and the other's parliament, a move reflecting growing tensions between the two neighbours, both fighting the Islamic State group.

Iraq's Foreign Ministry summoned Turkeys' ambassador to Baghdad to condemn allegedly "provocative" comments made by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday about the planned operation to dislodge IS militants from the northern city of Mosul, said the ministry's spokesman, Ahmad Jamal.

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