Maliki leaves for Russia
Date: 10/08/2012 08:14:42 Monday

Baghdad (news) .. Left Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Moscow in two-day visit and then to the Czech Republic, at the head of a ministerial delegation
A source (of the Agency news): The Prime Minister and his entourage, which included ministers (foreign affairs, defense and trade) and a team of advisers) left to Moscow since the early morning, in the two-day visit.
A statement by the Office of Government Spokesperson has stated that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will visit the Russian Federation on the eighth of this month at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is scheduled to accompany the prime minister delegation political, military and economic and a large number of Iraqi businessmen.

For his part, a source close to the Department of the decision of the government that al-Maliki would propose to the Russians activate Iraqi initiative in solving the Syrian crisis in order to find a way out real what is happening there, especially with the decline in the chances of success UN envoy to Damascus, Lakhdar Brahimi in achieving good results and end the violence there about two years ago.