President Obama Statement on Iraq

President Obama gave an update on airstrikes and humanitarian assistance in Iraq. He said that the naming of a new Iraqi prime… read more

President Obama gave an update on airstrikes and humanitarian assistance in Iraq. He said that the naming of a new Iraqi prime minister that day was an important step and that he and Vice President Biden had called to congratulate him. President Obama called for a quick and peaceful transition in Iraq as Prime Minister-Designate Haider al-Abadi forms a new government. President Obama did not respond to questions. close

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White House Event
Format:
News Conference
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Chilmark, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2014

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  • Aug 11, 2014 | 5:07pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Aug 11, 2014 | 5:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 11, 2014 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 11, 2014 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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