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Obama Calls Nomination Of New Iraq PM 'Promising Step'


U.S. President Barack Obama said the nomination of Haider al-Abadi as Iraq's prime minister-designate was a "promising step forward". Speaking on August 11 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Obama acknowledged that the new Iraqi leadership had a difficult task of regaining the confidence of its citizens by "governing inclusively." (Reuters)


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