Iraqi president falls ill, flies to Jordan

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February 25, 2007 20:09

President Jalal Talabani is ill and has flown to neighboring Jordan for medical treatment, his office said Sunday, adding there was "no cause for worry." The brief statement said only that the 73-year-old Talabani had fallen ill because of "continuing hard work over the past few days." Talabani, a Kurd, appeared in public Saturday in the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah where he met with US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Massoud Barzani, leader of the self-rule Kurdish region in northern Iraq.


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