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US VP, Iraqi top MP discuss political tension in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- US vice-president Joe Biden called Iraqi parliament speaker Osama Al-Nujaifi Saturday to discuss ways of defusing political tension in Iraq.
A statement by the parliament said Biden and Al-Nujaifi, who is a member in the Iraqiya List, discussed ways of narrowing th gaps between the parties to end the political conflict.
They also discussed the national conference that would bring about participation of political forces to discuss the political process.
The Iraqiya List has earlier today decided to temporarily attend parliamentary sessions. (end) ahh.bs KUNA 282330 Jan 12NNNN