Iraqi PM wants Iranian officials to attend talks

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Thursday he is willing to go to Iran to convince its leaders to attend an upcoming key regional summit aimed at stabilizing Iraq. Maliki told The Associated Press during a flight home from the Gulf state of Oman that Iran's presence at next week's conference, set for an Egyptian resort, is important and "we will work on finding meetings between Iran and America" during the session.