By Paul McLeary and Sabine Muscat
Here comes trouble. Day One of the Iraqi leadership’s visit to Washington is in the books, and so far it’s been pretty much free of drama (and big announcements). Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has met with President Barack Obama, the U.S. and Iraqi defense chiefs have met, and there’s been some happy talk about Iraqi “neighbors” (Read: Iran) respecting Iraqi sovereignty, reports FP’s Paul McLeary. Next up: Some less happy talks with international lenders about the $22 billion Iraqi budget deficit.
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Source: Foreign Policy