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Obama Arrives In Iraq

President Obama arrived in Baghdad on his unannounced visit. He hopes to meet  in person with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Bad weather will prevent that and they plan to take place by telephone.

This is President Obabmas first visit to Iraq since taking office. He did visit on a couple occasions while campaigning.

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