Readout of Vice President Biden's Calls With Iraqi Leaders
Earlier today, the Vice President spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and, separately, with Vice President Adil Abd al-Mahdi. Both conversations addressed the status of Iraqi negotiations on the formation of a new government. The Vice President urged the two leaders to expedite efforts to form an inclusive and legitimate government that is responsive to the needs of the Iraqi people.
Joseph R. Biden, Readout of Vice President Biden's Calls With Iraqi Leaders Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/321177