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  8/15/2014, Av 19, 5774

U.S. Welcomes Iraqi PM's Decision to Step Down

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Thursday commended Iraq’s Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, for his decision to step down.

"These are encouraging developments that we hope can set Iraq on a new path and unite its people against the threat presented by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant," Rice said in a statement.