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Biden, Iraq’s Abadi discuss Turkish troop issue

U.S. Vice President and Iraqi Prime Minister discussed the urgency of international support to stabilize Ramadi, which was recently retook from ISIS

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday discussed the urgency of mobilizing international support to stabilize the city of Ramadi, which the government recently retook from ISIS militants, the White House said.

“The vice president encouraged continued dialogue between Iraq and Turkey to resolve concerns about Turkish troop deployments in northern Iraq and reiterated U.S. respect for Iraq’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the White House said in a statement about the meeting between the leaders, in Davos, Switzerland.