"I absolutely reject that Iraqi territory be used as a launchpad for any military strike against Syria or any other Arab country."
A very interesting choice of words, considering that the Iranians -- unlike Syrians -- aren't Arabs.
This statement was followed by an explanation from Talabani that he is, infact, a complete wuss who doesn't believe in a soveriegn Iraq.
"...but this is my personal opinion and my capabilities are limited in confronting America's might ... I cannot impose my opinion on them."