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Obama Discusses Iraq Threats With Saudi Arabian King Abdullah

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July 02, 2014 AT 3:10 PM
The White House said, President Barack Obama discussed Iraq and the violent rise of a Sunni insurgent group there in a telephone call on Wednesday with Saudi Arabian King Abdullah. Obama thanked the Saudi king for his $500 million pledge to help Iraqis displaced by an upsurge in violence as militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant seized provinces in the north and west of Iraq.