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US Vice President Biden on Surprise Visit to Iraq over War against ISIS

US Vice President Biden on Surprise Visit to Iraq over War against ISIS
Thu Apr 28, 2016 19:15:27

US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad Thursday for an unannounced visit to Iraq, whose leadership is bogged down in a protracted political crisis even as its forces battle ISIS (Daesh / ISIS / ISIL / Islamic State) terrorists.

“The vice president has arrived in Iraq for meetings with (the) Iraqi leadership focused on encouraging Iraqi national unity and continued momentum in the fight against ISIL," a statement from Biden’s office said, using an acronym for the Islamic State terrorist group, AFP reported.

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