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Angelina Jolie visits Iraq

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie paid an unannounced visit to Iraq to draw attention to the plight of hundreds of thousands of Syrians who have fled their nation's ongoing civil war.

Jolie is a special envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Jolie meets Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari in Baghdad Credit: Mohammed Ameen / Reuters
Angelina Jolie talks with Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari in Baghdad Credit: Mohammed Ameen / Reuters