But Ian Bremmer, the columnist and consultant who revealed the meeting, said it lasted nearly an hour, to the astonishment of other leaders and spouses in the room.
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"I completely agree that Iraq is the most exciting investment opportunity in the Middle East right now," he said, "and we should get going."
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