BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) - Vice President Dick Cheney arrived in Baghdad on Monday on an unannounced visit, the Iraqi prime minister's office said.
Cheney plans to meet with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, the prime minister's office said. Cheney also plans to meet with Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, aides said.
Also on the vice president's schedule are Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and President Jalal Talabani, as well as Iraq's vice presidents and other key political leaders.
Cheney began a trip to the Middle East on Sunday with an official itinerary that listed stops in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank, according to the White House.
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