The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani received yesterday, Sunday 2-11-2008, a delegation of the Iraqi Communist Party leadership, headed by comrade Hamid Majeed Mousa, the Secretary of its Central Committee.
The two sides discussed recent political developments, especially regarding the Iraq-US security agreement and the anticipated American response to the amendments demanded by the Iraqi government.
Talks during the meeting also dealt with the developments concerning the relationship between the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the work of the committees that had been formed to address outstanding issues.
The two sides discussed the relations with neighbouring countries, and agreed on the need to care for, maintain and develop these relations.
The Iraqi CP delegation included comrades Raid Fahmi, Hassan Akif, Izzat Abu al-Timman and Jassim al-Hilfi. The meeting was also attended by Latif Rashid, Minister of Water Resources, and Saadi Peerah, member of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, and Nizar Mohammed Saeed, director of the President's office.
Source: "Tareeq Al-Shaab" (People's Path), the central organ of the Iraqi Communist Party (3-11-2008).