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President Barack Obama meets with parents of Kayla Mueller during Phoenix stop

PHOENIX — President Barack Obama met with the parents of Kalya Mueller — the Prescott, Arizona woman killed while in ISIS custody — during a stop in Phoenix on Friday.

Obama expressed his condolences to the Mueller family and briefly discussed a charity, Kayla’s Hands, founded in her honor.

The president was in town to meet with leaders and veterans to discuss changes that have been made in the Veterans Affairs health care system since a scandal rocked the nation.

The White House confirmed Mueller was killed on Feb. 10. ISIS alleged she was killed by a Jordanian air strike, but Pentagon officials believe the extremist group is responsible for her death.