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Iran president speaks out on Iraq on landmark visit to Kuwait

Iran’s hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a landmark visit to Kuwait, hit out at the US-led military presence in common neighbour Iraq, which is largely maintained through the emirate. “The presence of occupation in Iraq is causing the deterioration of security,” Ahmadinejad told reporters after talks with Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah. “We believe that when foreign occupation is ended, a large part of the problems would be solved.” However Ahmadinejad, who was making the first visit to Kuwait by an Iranian president since the 1979 Islamic revolution, insisted that relations with the emirate were improving. Full Story

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