A meeting scheduled for Tuesday 19th April in Istanbul between foreign ministers of countries neighbouring Iraq has been postponed for a week because of delays in forming the new Iraqi government. The meeting was rescheduled at the request of Iraqi prime Minister-designate Ibrahim al-Jaafari. He called Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul, saying he wanted to attend but would be unable to form his new cabinet before the middle of next week. The meeting is now expected to take place on April 25-26. The last meeting of the foreign ministers of Iraq and its six Neighbours, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey, Plus Egypt was held in Amman in January.