WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington (all times local):
In his first meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Trump says Iran is one of the issues his team will discuss with the Iraqi delegation.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi posed for photos in the White House driveway and the Oval Office before the pair commenced bilateral meetings.
Al-Abadi’s visit comes as Trump prepares to host a 68-nation meeting geared toward advancing the fight against the Islamic State group.
Trump campaigned on a promise to dramatically ramp up the assault on IS and has vowed to eradicate “radical Islamic terrorism.”
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