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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 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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