Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

*Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan angrily demanded a clarification from Iraq and the US about whether Turkish troops are wanted as peace enforcers. The new Iraqi foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, a Kurd, said that it was better if the Turks did not send troops. “’Otherwise, we are not that eager’ to get militarily involved, he added.” (IRNA).