Masked Shiite militiamen attend a demonstration calling for the immediate withdrawal of Turkish troops from northern Iraq, in Basra, southern Iraq, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
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Turkey Monday withdrew some of its soldiers from a camp in Iraq, its prime minister announced, days after Iraq had demanded that Turkish troops immediately leave Iraqi territory.It was not immediately known if the Turkish troops would return to Turkey or would be stationed in Iraq's Kurdish-controlled region.Atheel al-Nujaifi, the former Mosul governor who established the Sunni militia camp where Turkish trainers and troops were stationed, confirmed that Turkey pulled out some troops.Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the number of troops deployed in northern Iraq may fluctuate.
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