– JANUARY 27, 2014
Received Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Sunday afternoon telephone call from U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. According to a White House statement that Biden talked about the U.S. support for Iraq in the ongoing war against al-Qaeda.
He also praised Biden (Iraqi government’s commitment to integrate tribal forces fighting Daash with Iraqi security forces and compensate those who were injured or killed during the protection of Iraqi citizens from the base in addition to rebuilding parts of Anbar affected by the fighting).
Said a White House statement that Biden and similar to what was confirmed to lead Kurdistan Regional Government also stressed the importance of agreeing on a mutually acceptable path forward with regard to Iraq’s oil exports.
Biden also gave congratulations to Iraq and the young players in its team, who won the Olympic Asian Cup under 22 years in Oman). To that expressed Anbar Provincial Council welcomed the intervention of the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani to resolve the crisis the province, stressing that the people of Anbar, with the security forces against Daash wholeheartedly. The deputy chairman of the Council Faleh al-Issawi said in a statement yesterday that the (provincial council welcomes any initiative or mediation to resolve the current problem in Anbar, whether of Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr or Massoud Barzani).