Jul 18, 2014, 7:29 PM
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Head of Iraqi Islamic party meets with Iran's secretary of SNSC

Baghdad, July 18, IRNA – Secretary General of Iraqi Islamic Party Ayad al-Samarrai met with visiting Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani here on Friday.

In the meeting, the two sides discussed and exchanged views on regional issues as well as the recent crisis in Iraq.

Islamic Party belongs to Sunnis in Iraq and Salim al-Jabouri, a member of this party has been elected as Iraq new parliament speaker.

Ali Shamkhani arrived in Baghdad on Friday morning and immediately met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Shamkhani also met with religious authorities in the city of Najaf on Thursday evening.