"Turkey agrees to send troops to Lebanon
28 Aug 2006 15:00:33 GMT
By Selcuk Gokoluk
ANKARA, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Turkey has agreed in principle to contribute troops to the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, the government said on Monday.
'The U.N. peace force issue was discussed and it was decided in principle that we participate in the mission,' government spokesman and Justice Minister Cemil Cicek told a news conference after a cabinet meeting."
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