Minister of Health Muhammad Jawad Khalifa of Lebanon

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has invited all Iraqi political groups to hold a national conference in Bahrain, Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Shaykh Muhammad bin Khalifa al-Khalifa announced on 28 May, according to a "Gulf Daily News" report the next day.
Addressing the 30th session of Islamic foreign ministers in Tehran, al-Khalifa said the king is eager to encourage an Iraqi national dialogue as its citizens move toward rebuilding their country.
Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin-Hamad al-Khalifa said Arabs have little interest in confronting Iraq while many Palestinians are dying.