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Obama Welcomes Iraqi PM Nomination, Pledges Supporti
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August 12, 2014 3:03 AM
President Barack Obama is calling the nomination of a new Iraqi prime minister a promising step forward. Obama took time out of his vacation at Martha's Vineyard on Monday to express support for the prime minister-designate and urged him to quickly form an inclusive government to counter the threat posed by the Sunni militant group Islamic State, also known as ISIL. Aru Pande reports.

Obama Welcomes Iraqi PM Nomination, Pledges Support

Published August 11, 2014

President Barack Obama is calling the nomination of a new Iraqi prime minister a promising step forward. Obama took time out of his vacation at Martha's Vineyard on Monday to express support for the prime minister-designate and urged him to quickly form an inclusive government to counter the threat posed by the Sunni militant group Islamic State, also known as ISIL. Aru Pande reports.


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