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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Calls with Prime Minister Maliki and Amir Al-Sabah

Vice President Biden spoke by phone this morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and this afternoon with Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Vice President discussed with the two leaders recent regional developments, including their upcoming meeting in Kuwait City and the March 29 Arab League Summit in Baghdad, and reaffirmed the United States’ enduring partnership with both nations.