Haider al-Abadi said that airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition were crucial in the fight against the Islamic State.
President Hassan Rouhani says the Senate committee’s vote is a domestic U.S. matter.
Haider al-Abadi, visiting the U.S., questioned the logic and aims of Saudi military operations in the country.
The long-awaited decision effectively clears the way for the U.S. and Cuba to reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington.
The compromise would give Congress power to review Obama’s deal with Iran.
“I want to work with them so that Congress can look at this deal when it’s done,” he said.
Reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba will happen much sooner than reconciliation among Cubans
After a historic meeting with Cuban President Raúl Castro, Obama said the nations’ immediate task is to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana after decades of official estrangement.
The leaders are meeting today at the Summit of the Americas, the first such encounter between the U.S. and Cuba in more than 50 years. Friday, they greeted each other and shook hands.
“I still have all the albums,” Obama, in rolled up shirtsleeves, said as he toured the home of the Jamaican reggae great.