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15/08 16:52 CET

Obama backs new Iraqi PM as Maliki stands aside to ‘safeguard’ Iraq

Obama backs new Iraqi PM as Maliki stands aside to ‘safeguard’ Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minster designate Haidar al-Abadi has taken to social media to issue a call for unity as Baghdad is threatened by Islamic State fighters. It comes after Nouri al-Maliki bowed to pressure and agreed to stand down as prime minister to "safeguard the high interests…