Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi of Iraq

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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
April 8, 2018


Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi of Iraq called to speak with President Donald J. Trump today. Prime Minister Abadi thanked President Trump for the decisive support of the United States in the fight against ISIS. The leaders also discussed accelerating the campaign to defeat remnants of ISIS and the need to work together to counter other threats in the region. They discussed the situation in Syria and the alarming reports of possible chemical attacks near Damascus. Finally, President Trump emphasized the importance of Iraqi unity in advance of the upcoming elections.

This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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