Turkish president, National Intelligence Service head to discuss situation in Iraq

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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkish President Abdullah Gul and the head of the country's National Intelligence Service, Hakan Fidan will discuss the situation in Iraq on June 19, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported.

Previously, the latest developments in Iraq were discussed between Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hakan Fidan.

On June 10, the militants of the 'Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant' group (ISIL), supported by the banned Iraqi Ba'ath Party [the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party], captured the administrative center of the Mosul in the northern Iraqi Province of Ninawa, a number of small settlements, as well as part of the Salah al Din Province, including its center - the city of Tikrit

The ISIL militants took control over the Iraqi town of Tal Afar on June 16.

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