President Trump on Sunday spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the aftermath of an alleged chemical attack on Syrian civilians and amid uncertainty over whether the U.S. will withdraw its troops from the war-torn country.
The two leaders discussed the situation in Syria after reports emerged early Sunday that dozens died in a suspected chemical weapons attack on a hospital in the city of Douma.
The two also discussed the future campaign to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to a White House readout of the call. Al-Abadi thanked Trump for the United States’s support in the fight against the terrorist group, and the two talked about how to defeat the remaining pockets of the organization.
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