Iraqi official says US, Iranian talks planned for Friday

American and Iranian officials planned to start another round of talks Friday, an adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said. The adviser said Wednesday that the discussions would be on the expert level. The Iraqis have been brokering occasional security talks between the two nations. The United States says that the Iranians have been training and supplying insurgents with weapons and explosives in Iraq. Iran denies the accusations.