But he added that some would stay behind at the invitation of the U.S. military to help impose order in a city where looting and vandalism broke out on Thursday and Friday.
The United States reached an agreement with Turkey on Wednesday allowing the coalition to send supplies through Turkish territory to troops in neighboring Iraq.
The Turkish government on Friday deployed some 1,500 commando troops into the Kurdish-dominated enclave of northern Iraq despite opposition from the U.S. and local Kurdish officials.
Government officials in Ankara are sending mixed signals over whether the Turkish parliament will reconsider Saturday's rejection of a resolution to allow U.S. troops to use their country as a base during a possible war with Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
European dissent over U.S. plans for a possible confrontation with Iraq continued to grow Monday as key U.S. allies blocked a NATO proposal to provide defensive military aid to Turkey.
Turkey announced on Monday it would officially assume leadership of the international peacekeeping team in Afghanistan from British forces for the next six months.
The prime minister of Turkey, a longtime ally of the United States, discusses peacekeeping in Afghanistan and concerns about Iraq.
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