Talabani meets with Maliki, Nijaifi discussing political crisis, means to solve it
10/01/2012 22:10:00
Baghdad (NINA) – President Jalal Talabani met on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Speaker of Parliament, Usama al-Nijaifi, during which they discussed the ongoing political crisis and means to overcome it.

A statement issued by the President’s Office said that the meeting comes after series of meetings President Talabani held with leaders of political and representatives of political blocs during which latest political developments discussed and preparations underway for holding a National Conference proposed by President Talabani to solve outstanding problems that hinder the political process.

In a statement to the press at the end of his meeting with Maliki and Nijaif, President Talabani shed light on what took place during the meeting saying, that they have discussed joint efforts to solve outstanding problems and to make the proposed National Conference successful.

Talabani added, “To make this patriotic task successful, we suggest calling for a wider meeting of representatives of the three sides as soon as possible next week to attend the meeting with the three presidents to discuss requirements to make the proposed meeting successful.” / End.