It is doubtful that these talks will in any way benefit the Great Satan. They are much more likely to result in various Satanic concessions that will only strengthen the Islamic Republic, and postpone the problem of dealing with it. “Washington and Tehran to hold first substantial talks in 27 years,” by Sylvie Lanteaume for AFP, :
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Washington and Tehran open their first substantial talks in 27 years in Baghdad on Monday, with both countries setting modest goals and limiting discussions to ways to quell the chaos in Iraq.
US ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker is set to meet Iranian ambassador Hassan Kazemi in the highest-level official bilateral talks between the two sides since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
The United States and Iran broke off diplomatic relations in 1980 after radical students stormed the US embassy in Tehran and held its diplomats hostage for 444 days.
State Department spokesman Tom Casey said the talks would be held “in Baghdad, at an Iraqi government facility,” giving no further details for security reasons.
An Iraqi representative will join them at the start of the talks, which will then continue behind closed doors. There will be no official statement, but Crocker said there could be a press conference at the US embassy after the event.
The meeting follows a brief encounter between US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice and her Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki, on May 4 at a conference on Iraq held at the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt….
Ahmad Tavakoli, an influential Iranian MP, told the Etemad Melli newspaper that Iranians can overcome their traditional hatred of the United States if it is in their interest.
“America is the Great Satan as the late Imam Khomeini had said,” Tavakoli told the Etemad Melli newspaper. “However one can also talk with the devil if it is beneficial and if the circumstances arise.”