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NBC4: Portman Hosts Roundtable Discussion With Iraqi Christians

COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. Senator Rob Portman hosted a roundtable discussion with Ohio Christians who faced persecution in the Middle East.

Portman, who recently introduced a bipartisan resolution condemning violence against Iraqi minorities, was joined by Ohio Christian Alliance President Chris Long and other local religious leaders.

The discussion came just one day after President Barack Obama authorized United States forces to deliver humanitarian aid to the Yazidi minority, and also carry out attacks against ISIS forces in Iraq.

“I personally believe that we should applaud the President's actions,” Portman said.

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