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German Lawmakers visit Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base After Row Ends

ISTANBUL/BERLIN, Oct 6¬†– A delegation of German lawmakers visited Incirlik air base in southern Turkey on Wednesday, defusing a months-long row that had prevented them meeting troops serving in the coalition against Daesh. Karl Lamers, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, said the visit had paved the way for parliament to vote

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Turkey Allows German Lawmakers’ Trip to Incirlik Air Base

BERLIN, Sept 8 – Turkey has agreed to allow German lawmakers to visit soldiers stationed at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey in October, signalling some progress in easing strains between the two NATO allies, Germany’s Foreign Minister said on Thursday. Turkey had banned German lawmakers from visiting the base in response to a parliamentary resolution

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Turkey Reopens Air Base for U.S. Fight Against Daesh: Pentagon

WASHINGTON, July 17 – Turkey will reopen its Incirlik air base to U.S. planes, used to attack Daesh, following an attempted coup, the Pentagon said on Sunday. “After close coordination with our Turkish allies, they have reopened their airspace to military aircraft. As a result, counter-[Daesh]¬†coalition air operations at all air bases in Turkey have

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