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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi

This afternoon, Vice President Biden spoke with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi.  The Vice President praised the recent cooperation between Iraqi Security Forces and Sunni local, tribal, and national leaders in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant currently unfolding in Anbar Province.   Speaker Nujaifi reaffirmed his commitment to Iraq’s fight against terrorism.  The two discussed how best to sustain and deepen recent cooperation between Sunni communities and the Iraqi government.