Bush makes surprise visit to Iraq

December 14th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, Dec 14 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush made a surprise visit to Baghdad Sunday, a media report said.Bush met his Iraqi counterpart Jalal Talabani in the afternoon, an Iraqi official television reported.

He will also meet other Iraqi leaders and the US troops stationed in Iraq, the report said.

His visit came a day after Defence Secretary Robert Gates visited a US military base near the Iraqi town of Balad, some 70 km north of Baghdad.

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