Balkans: February 7, 2003


More reports of Turkish military build-up along the Iraq border. Western reports indicate Turkey moved a new tank battalion into Cizre by rail. A mechanized infantry battalion moved into and through Diyarbakir. A Turkish report said 25,000 gas masks were shipped to Diyarbakir for distribution to garrison units. 




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