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Turkey to have a ‘permanent base’ in Iraq Turkey will have a permanent military base in the northern Iraqi region of Bashiqa near the city of Mosul as its military group training local forces in Iraq has been reinforced with additional personnel, Turkey's Hurriyet reports. According to Hurriyet, the deal concerning the establishment of the base was signed on November 4 between Iraqi Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani and then Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu during the latter’s visit to northern Iraq.
10. Article 110 gives the federal government exclusive authority in relation to nine categories of matter: foreign policy; national security and defense policy; fiscal and customs policy; standards, weights and measures; citizenship and immigration; broadcasting and postal policies; budget; planning of waters flowing to Iraq; census and statistics. In some cases the power is expressed in terms of “formulating policies”; in others the term used is “regulating”, either by reference to “issues” or “policies”