Iraq's Al-Maliki To Meet With Obama November 1: White House

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Reuters
President Barack Obama will meet with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at the White House on November 1, the White House said on Wednesday.

Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki and Iraqi Kurdish President Barzani hold a joint news conference in Arbil

President Barack Obama will meet with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at the White House on November 1, the White House said on Wednesday.

The meeting comes amid a rising spiral in sectarian violence in Iraq inflamed by the civil war in neighboring Syria.

The violence has killed more than 6,000 people in Iraq this year.