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Obama plans Iraq speech after vacation: Official

President Barack Obama plans a major speech on Iraq after his return to Washington as the last US combat troops prepare to leave Iraq.



Edgartown: President Barack Obama plans
a major speech on Iraq after his return to Washington as the
last US combat troops prepare to leave Iraq.

That`s according to a senior administration official who
spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because details are
being finalised.

The speech will come shortly after Obama returns to the
White House on Aug 29 from his Martha`s Vineyard vacation.
The US will have 50,000 troops in Iraq when the combat
mission officially ends Aug 31.

The planned speech was first reported today by The New
York Times.

PTI

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