By John Lee.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is to meet US President Barack Obama at the White House on 1st November.
The White House said the talks would focus on a US-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) that governs relations between the country following the final US troop withdrawal in 2011.
A White House statement said that the leaders would also talk about coordinating on "regional issues."
(Source: AFP, USA Today)