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Iraqi Kurds Opposed to Turkish Troop Deployment

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Iraqi Kurds Opposed to Turkish Troop Deployment

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Iraqi Kurds Opposed to Turkish Troop Deployment

Iraqi Kurds Opposed to Turkish Troop Deployment

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Discussions are under way about the planned deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq. Turkey has agreed in principle to send as many as 10,000 troops to help with peacekeeping in Iraq. There is strong opposition to the deployment in the northern Kurdish area — an area of Iraq that has seemingly become a de facto separate country. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.