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Turkey-Iraq Relations / Kurds #876447

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 2007
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Turkey's threat to send troops into Iraq to go after Kurdish rebels despite requests from the US not to cross the border reported.

(Cizre, Turkey: Ned Colt) The growing pressure in Turkey to act against the PPK Kurds in northern Iraq featured; scenes shown from the border and of demonstrations in Ankara. [Chatham House Turkey analyst Fadi HAKURA†- comments on the regional tension.] [Yesterday, multinational forces-Iraq north commander maj. Gen. Benjamin MIXON†- says they are doing "absolutely nothing."] [Today, Multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David PETRAEUS - makes a modifying statement.]

Holt, Lester;
Colt, Ned

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