Boehner meets with Iraqi prime minister in Baghdad
April 16th, 2011
06:43 PM ET
3 years ago

Boehner meets with Iraqi prime minister in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (CNN) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Saturday during a surprise visit to Baghdad, the prime minister's office said in a statement.

Boehner, along with other members of Congress and Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman, met at al-Maliki'soffice to discuss bilateral relations and the future of strategic cooperation between the two countries.

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