Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives in Baghdad on an official visit
GMT Sunday, 30 v 1 2011 15:54 GMT

Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Arrived in the Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi to the capital, Baghdad, Sunday, on an official visit will last for two days.
The source said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi arrived, this evening, to the capital Baghdad on an official visit will last for two days," noting that "Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, was received by my favor."
The source, who asked not to be named, said, "Salehi will meet with Iraqi government officials to discuss a number of outstanding issues between the two countries and the presence of elements of PJAK in northern Iraq."

A source in the Iraqi Foreign Ministry statement, earlier in the day, that Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, will arrive this evening the capital, Baghdad, on an official visit to discuss a number of outstanding issues, including the presence elements of PJAK in northern Iraq.
And visited the Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Baghdad, on the fifth of January, on an official visit where he met a number of Iraqi officials and discussed with them the outstanding issues between the two countries.

The PKK, on ​​the fourth of October now, to reach an agreement with the Iranian government to stop the fighting with the Iranian side against stop the bombing of border areas in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
The areas experiencing the Iraqi border with Iran since 2007 under the pretext of artillery attacks striking elements of the opposition party, PJAK to the Tehran regime and available in these areas for more than 25 years, killing dozens of Iraqi civilians and displacing hundreds of villagers.

Saw the Iraqi-Iranian relations many differences due to decades, and mostly focused on the ownership of the Shatt al-Arab, which flows into the Gulf, and the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi abolished in 1969 border agreement between the two countries in 1937, and a student at the time that line is the middle of the river (thalweg) the boundary between the two countries, and in 1972, and sporadic military clashes on the border, and after the mediation of Arab countries signed the Algiers Convention of 1975, which is under the middle of the Shatt al-Arab line is the boundary between Iran and Iraq.
Saw in 1979 a sharp deterioration in relations between Iraq and Iran after the victory of the Iranian Islamic revolution in 1979, and abolished by the former president Saddam Hussein Algiers Convention on 17 September 1980, and considered all the waters of the Shatt al-Arab part of Iraq's water, and in the September 22, 1980 income countries, a war that lasted until in 1980, which killed hundreds of thousands dead and wounded from both sides.

During the nineties continued hostility between the two countries under the embrace of Iran for some of the strength of the Iraqi opposition and the most important of the Badr Organization which represented the military wing of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq, while the former regime provides support and facilities for the MEK opposition to the Iranian regime based in Iraq.
Accuse Iraqi politicians Iran of being behind many acts of violence carried out in Iraq, through its support for some groups of armed and equipped with weapons and explosives. A security source in Basra province, uncovered, on 29 June, on the movements of Iranian to drill an oil well at a distance of about 600 meters on Iraqi territory on the one hand Basra province, stressing that it was to inform the relevant government institutions in this activity.
And seized Iranian force on 18 December of 2009, the oil field east of loose change, Amara, 305 km south of Baghdad, and did not pull out until the end of January of 2010.