Türkiye's President Erdogan arrives in Iraq's capital Baghdad for talks - UPDATED

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday arrived in the Iraqi capital Baghdad to hold talks with officials in the neighboring country, News.Az reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

Erdogan was welcomed by Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al Sudani and other Iraqi officials at Baghdad International Airport.

He was accompanied by Türkiye's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya, National Defense Minister Yasar Guler, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, his chief adviser Akif Cagatay Kilic, and other ministers.

Erdogan is expected to hold a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Abdul Latif Rashid and Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al Sudani during his one-day visit.

After Baghdad, he will also be visiting Erbil, capital of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.

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Türkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday left for Iraq’s capital Baghdad to hold meetings with Iraqi officials, News.Az reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

Erdogan was accompanied by the country’s Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya, National Defense Minister Yasar Guler, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, his chief advisor Akif Cagatay Kilic and other ministers.

Erdogan is expected to discuss bilateral and regional issues during his meetings with his Iraqi counterpart Abdul Latif Rashid and Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al Sudani.

Erdogan will also visit Erbil in northern Iraq after Baghdad talks.

"During President Erdogan's visit to Erbil, especially in meetings with regional government officials, I am confident that they will share their vision on strengthening our relationship and ... ensuring internal stability and peace in Iraq,” said Fidan on Sunday at a news conference.

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