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Iraqi PM to visit White House

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is set to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House on November 1, according to a statement released Wednesday.
The two leaders will focus on "the importance of the U.S.-Iraq relationship under the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA)." Obama was said to be looking forward to "efforts to enhance cooperation in the fields covered under the SFA, and to coordinating on a range of regional issues." (end) ys.gb KUNA 162325 Oct 13NNNN