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Obama Cites Progress in Islamic State Fight in Talks With Iraqi PM

April 14, 2015 09:11 PM
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Months after he ordered airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq, President Barack Obama says progress is being made, with a quarter of the territory taken by the militant group now back under control of the Iraqi government. During talks with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Obama praised the Iraqi leader's effort to unify Iraqis around an inclusive government. VOA's Aru Pande reports.