John Kerry Visits Iraq

Published 06/23 2014 10:22AM

Updated 06/23 2014 10:25AM

(NBC News) Secretary 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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