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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 13, 2006

President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister of Iraq to the White House

President Bush will host Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at the White House on Tuesday, July 25, 2006. Under Prime Minister Maliki's leadership, Iraq is moving forward with key initiatives, including security, national reconciliation and economic revitalization. Prime Minister Maliki is working to improve the security situation across Iraq, as well as partnering with the United Nations to secure a new level of global cooperation through an international compact for Iraq. President Bush looks forward to discussing how the United States can best support the Prime Minister in these areas as well as discussing our ongoing partnership against terrorism and our mutual commitment to the principles of democracy.

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