Kerry Visits Iraq

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 06/23 2014 11:04AM

Updated 06/23 2014 11:08AM

Sec. of State John Kerry is in the Middle East as ISIS militants continue their assault on Iraq.  Tracie Potts reports.

Sec. of State John Kerry is in Iraq this morning trying to convince U.S. allies to press for a change in Iraq's government.

Kerry spent an hour and 40 minutes with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. He's also meeting Sunni and Kurdish leaders.

In Egypt, prior to arriving in Iraq, Kerry hinted Iraq needs a new leader.

"The United States would like to see the Iraqi people find leadership that is prepared to represent all of the people of Iraq," he said.

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