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Iranian Foreign Minister Flies To Baghdad

Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi became the most senior Iranian official to visit Iraq since the end of the Iran-Iraq war in August 1988 when he defied UN sanctions and flew in to Baghdad on 13 October. The visit follows the meeting during the OPEC summit in Caracas on 29 September between Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Iraqi Deputy Premier Taha YassinRamadhan.

Mr Kharazi said on 15 October, after...