Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Ben met the President today!

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President Barack Obama makes surprise visit to Iraq

by Associated Press
Tuesday April 07, 2009, 4:10 PM

President Barack Obama greets military personnel at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.
President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Baghdad today, according to an Associated Press report.

He spent about five hours in the Iraq war zone, where he met with the top U.S. commander there and the Iraqi prime minister. Obama also address troops stationed at Camp Victory, the largest military facility in Iraq.

This was Obama's first visit to the country since he became president. It capped an eight-day international trip in which he traveled to Britain, France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Turkey.

The president is expected back in Washington, D.C. tonight.

1 comment:

Phil said...

Wow.....how great that Ben got to meet Pres Obama and shake his hand. A great story for generations to come!

Uncle Phil