November 23, 2019 / 12:37 PM / 12 days ago

Pence visits U.S. troops in Iraq, to meet prime minister - government source

BAGHDAD, Nov 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence landed in Iraq on Saturday to visit U.S. troops and was set to meet Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, a source in the premier’s office said.

Pence visited Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed. The Iraqi government source gave no further details. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed Writing by John Davison Editing by Frances Kerry)

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