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BAGDAD, February 11. /TASS/. Turkey is trying to pursue "Ottoman" policy in the Middle East, which "alarms" regional countries, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told journalists Thursday after his visit to Iraq.
Rogozin recalled that at least 1,500 Turkish soldiers entered Iraq’s territory without coordination with Baghdad under the pretext of an alleged fight against terrorism.
"Unfortunately, Turkey’s policy of the latest period alarms all regional countries. We see that under the pretext of such ‘international work’ to fight terrorism, they just pursue the policy similar to that of the Ottoman empire, that is expand their influence," he underscored.
Rogozin said Turkey "uses the weakness of other states, which have found themselves in a post-occupation period."
"Iraq is only just restoring sovereignty on the territory of the entire country, and it is hard for it to do that, but instead of helping Iraq, Turkey actually just used that story today and invaded its territory," he said.