US Vice President Biden, Iraqi PM discuss fight against ISIS

July 2, 2015 23:26

WASHINGTON - US Vice President Joe Biden spoke to Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Thursday about the fight against Islamic State militants, expressing support for Iraqi efforts to mobilize local tribal fighters, the White House said.

"The Vice President applauded recent battlefield successes by those fighters and the contributions of US military advisors in that effort," the White House said in a statement.

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