U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Makes An Unannounced Trip To Iraq

ABC News: Pompeo makes surprise visit to Baghdad to reassure Iraqi officials on US Syria withdrawal

The secretary of state is on a tour of the Mideast.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced stop in Iraq on Wednesday as part of a larger tour of the Middle East in which he is reassuring partners of America's presence in the region following President Donald Trump's surprise decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.

Pompeo met with top Iraqi officials in Baghdad, including Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi and President Barham Salih, but did not take questions from the press.

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WNU Editor: A follow-up on President Trump's visit to Iraq two weeks ago .... but this time the officials meet face-to-face.

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