Turkey—Military Cooperated With Raid That Killed Baghdadi, Says Defense Minister

Hurriyet | 11/08/2019

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says that Turkey cooperated with the U.S. mission that led to the death of terrorist leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, reports the Hurriyet Daily News (Istanbul).  The Turkish and U.S. militaries exchanged information prior to the Oct. 26 operation that killed the ISIS leader, Akar told CNN International in an interview on Thursday.  Some of the coordination was intended to prevent conflict between the allied forces on the ground, said Akar. Turkish...

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