Negotiations for the surrender of Iraq's former number two Izzat Ibrahim are under way and have made substantial progress, according to a Jordanian newspaper.
"Contacts under way for the surrender of the Iraqi official have reached an advanced phase," Al Arab Al Yawm reported, quoting a "source close to the family" of Ibrahim.
"The Iraqi vice president is demanding that his name be removed from a (United States) wanted list as well as humanitarian conditions for his detention," the report said, adding that Ibrahim suffers from heart and abdominal problems.
The report added that Ibrahim has lost contact with ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and is on the move in tribal areas north and west of the capital city of Baghdad. (Albawaba.com)
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