Turkish minister flies to Iraq for talks-sources

Turkey Materials 23 October 2007 11:49

( Reuters ) - Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan flew to Baghdad on Tuesday for talks with Iraq's government in an effort to pressure Iraqi and U.S. authorities to crack down on Kurdish guerrillas, officials told Reuters.

Babacan was expected to hold talks with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and other officials, the sources, who declined to be named, said.