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Iran mediating in Iraq following US appeal for help: FM

The United States has made a formal request to Iran to help ease mounting violence in Iraq and Tehran is now making an effort to mediate in the conflict, Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said. “There has been a lot of correspondence. Regarding Iraq, there has also been a lot of exchanges of correspondence,” Kharazi told reporters when asked of the current state of relations with the United States. “Naturally, there was a request for our help in improving the situation in Iraq and solving the crisis, and we are making efforts in this regard,” the minister said after a cabinet meeting. Full Story

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