French president touches down in Iraq with aid

French President Francois Hollande arrived in Iraq on Friday to show his support for the newly-formed government headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
His plain was carrying 15 tonnes of humanitarian aid for the Kurds in Arbil, which has been the target of Islamic State fighters.
The president is slated to meet Iraq's leaders for high-level talks.
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