President Obama took a break from his vacation Monday to praise the designation of a new Iraqi prime minister and new political direction for Iraq.
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00:02 You know American military solution to larger crisis in Iraq.
00:06 The only lasting solution is for Iraqis to come together and
00:10 form an inclusive government. One that represents -- legitimate interests of
00:14 all Iraqis and one that can unify the country's fight against
00:18 its. Today Iraq -- promising step forward in this critical effort.
00:24 Last month the Iraqi People named a new president. Today president
00:29 must room. Named in new prime minister designate doctor Haider Alibaba.
00:35 Under the Iraqi constitution is an important step. Towards forming a
00:39 new government. They can unite. Iraq's different communities. And this new
00:44 Iraqi leadership as difficult task. It has to regain the confidence
00:48 of its citizens by governing exclusively. By taking steps to demonstrate
00:52 its result. The United States stands ready to support a government
00:57 that addresses the needs and grievances of all Iraqi People. We're
01:02 also right to work with other countries in the region to
01:04 deal with the humanitarian crises and counterterrorism challenge in Iraq. Mobilized
01:10 about sport will be user wants this new government is in
01:12 place. Meanwhile our aircraft for -- position to strike any terrorist
01:17 forces were on the mound who threaten the safety. Of these