US and Iran hold rare direct talks on Iraq security
"There is a strong will by the three parties to solve the problems and support the Iraqi government."
- Humam Hammoudi, Iraqi MP
Baghdad, Iraq - Arch enemies the United States and Iran launched a second round of rare face-to-face talks in Baghdad on Tuesday aimed at stemming the raging violence in Iraq.
Photographs from the meeting showed the three delegations sitting around a triangular arrangement of tables in conference room in Maliki's offices inside Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone.