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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Iraq Sending Teams to Tehran, Washington to Calm Tensions - Prime Minister

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7Dnews London

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:53 GMT

Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday May 21st. 

He said there were no Iraqi groups that wanted to push towards a war, two days after a rocket fired in Baghdad landed close to the US embassy, Reuters reported.


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