By ANNE GEARAN, AP Diplomatic Writer
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Iraq promised Saturday to work with its neighbors and the U.S. to combat Kurdish guerrillas who have attackedfrom hide-outs in the north. The border crisis overshadowed Iraq’s other problems at an international conference on the country’s future.
acted as a buffer and go-between for Turkey, an important NATO ally, and the U.S.-backed government in . She sought to stave off what the Bush administration fears could become a dangerous new front in the Iraq war, now in its fifth year.
“Iraq should not be a base for attacks against neighbors,” Iraqi Prime Ministertold delegates at the session hosted by Turkey. “We will cooperate …..