Obama on captured drone: 'We've asked for it back'

Politics,Beltway Confidential,Joel Gehrke

President Obama, asked about reports that Iran has a United States spy drone in their possession, said that the United States has asked Iran to return the drone.

"We have asked for it back," Obama said during a press conference with the Iraqi Prime Minister today. "We will see how the Iranians respond."

Iran has said that it will not return the drone.

Obama met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki today to discuss the United States relationship with Iraq after the last American troops leave the country. Al-Maliki said that he and Obama discussed weapons purchases to arm the Iraqi military.


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