Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Iraqi, Syrian FMs in Tehran

The foreign ministers of Iran, Iraq and Syria held talks in Tehran today, pledging that they would carry on working together to fight the Islamic State. Iraqi FM Ibrahim al-Jaafari and his Syrian counterpart Walid Moallem were in Tehran to attend a previously scheduled conference on violence and extremism. The rare trilateral meeting was initiated at the invitation of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. 

Photo credit: Iranian FM Javad Zarif (r.), Syrian FM Walid Moallem (Center, back to camera) and Iraqi FM Ibrahim al-Jaafari during a rare trilateral meeting; Tehran, 9 December 2014 (Mehr News Agency)

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