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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq

President Donald J. Trump spoke with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq today to thank him for the productive visit and meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 20.  The President commended Prime Minister Abadi’s leadership and the courage of the Iraqi Security Forces fighting ISIS in Mosul with the support of the United States and the Global Coalition against ISIS.  The two leaders reiterated their commitments to political, economic, and security cooperation rooted in the Strategic Framework Agreement between the United States and Iraq. The President also praised the remarkable bravery and sacrifices of the Iraqi people in our shared fight against terrorism.