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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 5:30PM

Biden to Iraqi leaders: Time for new government

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is calling top Iraqi leaders to call for the formation of a new government and encourage their opposition to the Islamic State group. <br /> <br /> Biden called Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani on Sunday night and Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi and Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri on Monday. <br /> <br /> Biden and al-Abadi discussed military action against Islamic State and the importance of forming a new government in the fight against the terror group that has seized large areas of Iraq and Syria. <br /> <br /> The U.S. vice president and Barzani agreed on the importance of continuing the cooperation underway between the Kurdish peshmerga and the Iraqi security forces that helped retake the Mosul Dam.
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