"I think we are happy with the [White House] meeting. and we're looking forward to meeting with Congress and others", he said.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - a former ExxonMobil executive - made a rare public appearance at the White House.
US President Donald Trump listens while Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during their meeting in the Cabinet Room in the White House on March 20, 2017, in Washington, DC.
The Iraqi premier's first visit to Washington since Trump's inauguration came before Trump hosts a 68-nation meeting geared toward advancing the fight against the militant group.
Speaking in Arabic, the Iraqi Prime Minister emphasised the fact that Iraq is on the forefront of fighting ISIS. He said government forces, working effectively with Kurdish forces known as Peshmerga and supported by American airpower and military advisers, are on the brink of fully liberating Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main Iraqi stronghold since 2014.
Abadi's remarks followed his first face-to-face meeting at the White House with Trump, who took office on January 20 pledging a new strategy to defeat the hardline militant group that seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in 2014.
Tackling what Trump refers to "radical Islamic terrorism", was one of his campaign promises as the GOP nominee for 2016 presidential election.
His comments go one step farther in his criticism of the 2011 withdrawal of USA troops from Iraq after in the past saying that the withdrawal was made too early, that it was handled badly and that it should have been accompanied by seizing Iraqi oil.
President Donald Trump is telling a delegation from Iraq that "nobody" can figure out why President Barack Obama signed a nuclear agreement with Iran.
"We should never ever have left", Trump told reporters after meeting alone with Al Abadi. After expressing hope that Iraq will succeed in ending decades of internal conflict, he said his country should be wary of partitioning areas along ethnic or religious lines as some have recommended.
Abadi said he hoped the U.S. and other allies would continue to offer economic assistance to Iraq, which he said faced a financial crisis as a result of the war against the militant group. "Otherwise, what do you do?" He then grinned widely at the allusion - intended or not - to Trump's plan to erect a wall on the border with Mexico.
Diplomatic sources told VOA the meeting from April 6-7 will take place at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 19, 2017.
In response to Trump's claim, Fox News issued its own statement saying that there was "no evidence" that Obama wiretapped Trump. Also of interest to the committee are any connections between Russian Federation and associates of President Donald Trump .
Though Rask made some nice saves after Leaf pressure, no Bruin picked up Morgan Rielly lurking in from the blue line. It was the sixth marker of the year for Rielly and third in the last five games. "We needed that one".
In a letter, FIA asked the ministry to prevent the tainted players from travelling overseas till the investigation is completed. According to the PCB rules, the player who receives spot-fixing offer has to immediately report to Anti-Corruption Unit of PCB.
Then a video of Kalanick went viral, showing the CEO losing his temper while arguing with his Uber driver about fares. The company has been in the middle of multiple scandals, as well as unexpected resignations.
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Ookla is not recognised by either the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) or the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). It also alleges that Airtel with 22 years of experience is deliberately and willfully misleading public.
Turkey has repeatedly accused Germany of supporting the PKK, which has tens of thousands of followers across Europe. He said the German ambassador had been summoned although this was not confirmed by Berlin.
Operation Weak Flesh was launched in the early hours of Friday in six Brazilian states after a two-year investigation. Together they accounted for almost one third of Brazilian meat exports in 2016, O Globo newspaper reported.
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Manchester United visit Middlesbrough this afternoon (12pm kick-off) hoping to close the gap on the Premier League's top four . When they played direct football they brought Gestede on and they started pushing us back.