Iraqi Prime Minister requests military, financial support

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Iraq’s Prime Minister makes his first visit to Washington. Haider al-Abadi spent time at the White House making a pitch for more direct military aid from the U.S. But as CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports, the White House is receiving him cautiously.

Iraqi Prime Minister requests military, financial support

Iraqi Prime Minister requests military, financial support

Iraq’s Prime Minister makes his first visit to Washington. Haider al-Abadi spent time at the White House making a pitch for more direct military aid from the U.S. But as CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports, the White House is receiving him cautiously.


Manal Omar on Prime Minister Al-Abadi’s White House visit

To talk more about Prime Minister Al-Abadi’s visit to the White House. CCTV spoke to Manal Omar, Associate Vice President, Center for Middle East and Africa, United States Institute of Peace.

Manal Omar on Prime Minister Al-Abadi\'s White House visit

Manal Omar on Prime Minister Al-Abadi\'s White House visit

To talk more about Prime Minister Al-Abadi's visit to the White House. CCTV spoke to Manal Omar, Associate Vice President, Center for Middle East and Africa, United States Institute of Peace.