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Turkish parliament speaker to attend summit in Iraq

Mustafa Sentop to address parliament speakers and lawmakers at Baghdad summit of parliaments of neighboring countries

Jeyhun Aliyev   | 19.04.2019
Turkish parliament speaker to attend summit in Iraq

ANKARA

Turkey’s parliament speaker will visit Iraq on Saturday to attend a summit of legislative chiefs in Baghdad, according to a statement from Turkey’s parliament on Friday.

Mustafa Sentop will attend the Baghdad summit of parliaments of neighboring countries, along with a delegation to meet their counterparts from Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey, Jordan and Syria.

The summit will be headed by Speaker of Iraq’s Council of Representatives, Mohammed al-Halbusi.

Sentop will also address the parliament speakers and lawmakers during the summit.

Security in Iraq, the fight against terrorism, regional cooperation, as well as the development of economic and political relations are expected to be discussed in the summit.

Following a luncheon hosted by al-Halbusi, the summit will close with a final declaration.

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