Rouhani: We had secret talks with Iraqis after war

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Iran had secret talks with Iraqi officials after the war ended between Iran and Iraq.

He confirmed that talks were between Iranian officials and Iraqi officials close to Saddam Hossain adding that people were not aware of the negotiations. “People didn’t know anything about the negotiations and even now many of them are not aware of the talks.

The talks were led by the High Council of National Security”, said Rouhani on Wednesday. He also said talks were held regularly and the results were reported to the High Council of National Security.