Foreign Policy: Biden in Baghdad; Co-Chair U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee

Posted: November 29, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics

Biden in Baghdad, then off to Turkey and Greece

Biden landed on Tuesday afternoon in Baghdad and is expected to hold meetings with top Iraqi officials about the future of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership. He will stay for two days, multiple news outlets reported.

“Vice President Biden has arrived in Baghdad, Iraq,” his office said in a release. “While there, the Vice President will co-chair a meeting of the U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee. He will also meet with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, President Jalal Talabani, Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi, and other political leaders. The Vice President will also participate in, and give remarks at, an event to commemorate the sacrifices and accomplishments of U.S. and Iraqi troops.”

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