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  8/11/2014, Av 15, 5774

U.S. Official: We Support Iraq's President

A senior American official said on Sunday night that the U.S. supported Iraq’s president, after Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki accused him of trying to stage a coup.

"I support the president of Iraq as a representative of the Iraqi constitution and as a candidate for prime minister,” wrote the official.