Friday, 06 December / 2 January 2012 23:26
[Baghdad - where]

President Jalal Talabani discussed with a delegation of leaders of the Iraqi List, create a suitable platform of dialogue and joint action that contributes to the political breakthrough.

A statement from the presidency, Talabani was received today, Friday 6 / January in Sulaymaniyah, a large delegation from the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi, head of the list, which included House Speaker Osama Najafi and Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq and Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi and several other leaders of the list members.

The statement added that he had "been in the meeting discussed ways and the importance of intensifying efforts to dismantle the current political crisis, and create a suitable platform of dialogue and joint action that contributes to the political breakthrough and lead the direction of work in order to focus on the common points among all political factions.

The statement said that the delegation of the Iraqi List, focused on the importance of continuing the crucial and effective role of President Talabani in order to gather political leaders on the table for frank and constructive dialogue to resolve all problems and thorny issues that hinder the political process ..

The statement declared that the agreement was unanimous to work toward a calm political atmosphere and stop using the media as a tool to display the political problems and increase the band and as a means to view and views that exacerbate the problems do not lead to provide a positive atmosphere for dialogue and move towards a joint national action.

The statement concluded: "In light of the results of this meeting and other events and communications-intensive of the President of the Republic during the last few days, it is hoped to continue these efforts soon in Baghdad and begin to meet the top and to put the finishing touches to meet anticipated that brings together Iraqi leaders to find a definitive solution, inclusive of all issues through the National Congress of the overall desired.

It was the second meeting of the President of the Republic with the President of the Iraqi List, within 24 hours and had met him yesterday in the presence of leader of the Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq, did not attend these meetings, another commander in the list is Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi resident since the month Almasi in Sulaymaniyah hosted by Talabani After issuance of a warrant to arrest him on terrorism charges.