Vice President Biden to call Iraqi prime minister: White House

Reuters News
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Posted: Mar 04, 2015 2:03 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.

Biden and al-Abadi are expected to speak by telephone later on Wednesday to discuss a range of issues, Earnest told reporters at a daily press briefing.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Bill Trott)