Dr. Essam Namiq, center, deputy Health Minister speaks as Dr. Hani Moussa, left, head of the Iraqi medical team supervising treatment of Iraqi president Jalal Talabani, and Iraq Preside

 

              Dr. Essam Namiq, center, deputy Health Minister speaks as Dr. Hani Moussa, left, head of the Iraqi medical team supervising treatment of Iraqi president Jalal Talabani, and Iraq Preside
Dr. Essam Namiq, center, deputy Health Minister speaks as Dr. Hani Moussa, left, head of the Iraqi medical team supervising treatment of Iraqi president Jalal Talabani, and Iraq Presidential spokesman Naseer al-Ani, right, listen during a press conference at the hospital where Iraqi president Jalal Talabani is receiving treatment in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Talabani's doctors have not formally said that the 79-year-old statesman suffered a stroke, though several other government officials have confirmed that is the case. Foreign medical experts began arriving in Baghdad on Wednesday to assist Iraqi doctors treating ailing President Jalal Talabani, who remains in a Baghdad intensive care unit after suffering a stroke. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)