This is historical material “frozen in time”. The website is no longer updated and links to external websites and some internal pages may not work.

Search form

The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Vice President Biden today called Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to discuss a range of topics including the crisis in Syria. The Vice President and the Prime Minister agreed to conduct more frequent, high-level consultations between the U.S. and Iraq, given our shared interest in developments in Syria and the region. Both leaders also reaffirmed that the long-term, strategic partnership between the U.S. and Iraq is an important source of stability in the region.