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Ahmadinejad To Visit Iraq

by | 23rd, January 2008

AHMADINEJAD to visit Iraq…:

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accepted an invitation to visit Baghdad, Iraq’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, a landmark trip that would make him the first leader of Iran to visit its former foe.

Iran and Iraq fought an eight-year war in the 1980s in which hundreds of thousands were killed, but relations have improved since Saddam Hussein was ousted in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and a Shi’ite Islamist-led government came to power.

…with an entrouage of 35,000 armed men…

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