Turkish lawmakers to discuss Iraq in a closed session

Iran Materials 23 January 2007 17:48 (UTC +04:00)

(Cihan) вЂ" Turkish Parliament convenes to discuss Iraq in a closed session for the fifth time in four years.

The closed session will start on Tuesday at 7 pm following the regular session at 3 pm. During the regular session the parliament will discus the prevention of illegal fuel products trade within the framework of the oil market law. Following the regular session the lawmakers will tackle rising violence in Iraq, terror and status of Kirkuk.

The closed session, according to parliament bylaws, can be held only if the prime minister, a state minister, a party group or at least 20 parliament members file a petition.

The issues discussed at the meeting cannot be revealed and are kept as a state secret. The records of the meeting can be revealed only ten years after the session, reports Trend.