Biden says U.S. 'stands ready' to help Iraq
November 30th, 2011
07:14 AM ET
3 years ago

Biden says U.S. 'stands ready' to help Iraq

Baghdad (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday the United States is geared up for a "new and comprehensive civilian relationship" with Iraq after American troops are withdrawn by the end of the year.

"We are absolutely committed to be your partner to the extent you want us to be," Biden told Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Maliki. "We stand read to provide assistance.

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  1. diridi

    First, Get out of Iraq and its mess. then we think of the rest....good luck. Obama2012.

    November 30, 2011 07:35 am at 7:35 am |
  2. Rudy NYC

    Does this mean that in the future that they will have to pay us to be peacekeepers and nation builders? That sounds a whole lot better than the conservative cries to just stay there and do it free of charge.

    November 30, 2011 08:11 am at 8:11 am |
  3. ConservaFASCISTS/TeaHadists/Tea Queda/TeaLiban

    We stand ready to assist and recoup some of that oil for liberating your country. Message to you neocons: next time you invade a country, at least get something out of the deal.

    November 30, 2011 08:27 am at 8:27 am |
  4. AAA+

    Thanks Sir Biden you have done every American proud!!

    November 30, 2011 08:43 am at 8:43 am |