Iraq summons Turkish diplomat to slam military base visit by minister

Iraq’s foreign ministry summoned Turkey's chargé d’affairs to Baghdad to express its strong resentment at a visit by the Turkish defence minister to a military base in the north of the country.

Senior undersecretary Nizar Al-Khairalla handed the diplomat a formal note of protest, complaining that Turkey was breaking international law by infringing on Iraq’s territorial integrity, the ministry