Iraqi Prime Minister Address
Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Maliki spoke to a joint meeting of Congress in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives. In his… read more
Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Maliki spoke to a joint meeting of Congress in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives. In his remarks he talked about security in Baghdad and other parts of the country, his decision to ban the operation of militia forces, and efforts to combat terrorism in the region. He also appealed for more reconstruction aid and talked about U.S. and Iraqi interests in the future of Iraq.
Translation into English was performed by translation system. The speech was briefly interrupted by a protestor in the House gallery who was removed and arrested. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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