Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraqdar says Wednesday’s handover took place at the Baghdad airport, in the presence of representatives from the Turkish and Iraqi governments and international organizations.
A statement from the spokesman says there were also a few adults in the group handed over. They were been convicted of illegally crossing the border and have served out their sentences.
Thousands of foreigners — including hundreds of children born from parents who lived under or fought with the Islamic State group — have been caught in Iraq’s justice system.
Iraqi President Barham Salih made a brief visit to Turkey on Tuesday and held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.