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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 11:30 AM
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Iraq calls U.S. raid "crime" that violated pact
Source: Reuters

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki views a U.S. military raid that killed two people overnight in the southern city of Kut as a a crime that violated a bilateral security pact, and wants U.S. forces to hand those responsible to the courts, an Iraqi official said on Sunday.

"The general commander (Maliki) is affirming that the killing of two citizens and detaining others in Kut is considered a violation of the security pact," an official in the office of Major General Qassim Moussawi, Baghdad security spokesman, said.

"He asks the commander of the multinational forces to release the detainees and hand over those responsible for this crime to the courts," he added (Reporting by Tim Cocks)

Read more: http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LQ608495.htm
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CanonRay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 05:36 PM
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1. Take a deep breath and hold please...
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MetaTrope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:48 PM
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2. What part of the phrase "foreign occupation" doesn't the prime minister understand?
Edited on Sun Apr-26-09 07:08 PM by MetaTrope
:shrug:
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CHIMO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 07:50 PM
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3. Guess
That he is in the dark about SOFA.
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Sandrine for you Donating Member (635 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 08:06 PM
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4. He tried to reunite his people. nt
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selous Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 08:25 PM
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5. I wish
Bush would quit causing us more hate in Iraq!
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