Biden pledges accelerated US support for Iraq

By REUTERS
June 12, 2014 23:00




WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden told Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Thursday that the United States is prepared to intensify and accelerate security support and cooperation with Iraq, the White House said.

Biden, in a phone call to Maliki, expressed US solidarity with Iraq in its fight against insurgents who have made gains against Iraqi forces in northern Iraq.

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