Turkey NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Istanbul, Turkey, that the Turks are greatly relieved following the agreement between the U-N and Iraq over U-N arms inspections. The Turkish government had been a member of the Allied Coalition in the 1991 Gulf War. This time, the Turkish government feared a bombing campaign might break up Iraq and give impetus to the formation of a Kurdish state. The Turkish hesitation is also seen as a sign of a new policy for the nation's relations with its neighbors in Southwest Asia.
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NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Istanbul, Turkey, that the Turks are greatly relieved following the agreement between the U-N and Iraq over U-N arms inspections. The Turkish government had been a member of the Allied Coalition in the 1991 Gulf War. This time, the Turkish government feared a bombing campaign might break up Iraq and give impetus to the formation of a Kurdish state. The Turkish hesitation is also seen as a sign of a new policy for the nation's relations with its neighbors in Southwest Asia.