Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. Vice President Biden Makes A Surprise Visit To Iraq

CNN: Biden makes surprise trip to Iraq

(CNN)Vice President Joe Biden landed in Iraq Thursday for an unannounced trip.

While in Iraq, Biden will meet with political leaders and is "focused on encouraging Iraqi national unity and continued momentum in the fight against ISIL," according to a White House statement, using a different term for ISIS.
"The Vice President will also be discussing steps the international community can take to promote Iraq's economic stability and further regional cooperation," the statement continued. "He will also have an opportunity to thank US diplomatic and military personnel for their tremendous service."

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