Politics

VP Biden calls Iraqi PM to express "strong condemnation" of recent bombings

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUGUST 19, 2009

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Vice President Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki this afternoon to express strong condemnation of recent bombings and U.S. solidarity with Iraq as it contends with violent extremists.