Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Maliki voiced frustration with Arab for failing to send ambassadors and relieve Iraq’s debts...

In the NYTimes, here
"...Ms. Rice seemed sanguine about aid to Iraq, saying that debt relief was on the way and that diplomatic issues would soon be resolved. The Iraqi foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, speaking to reporters alongside Ms. Rice and the Turkish foreign minister, Ali Babacan, said, “we have to be patient with our Arab brothers.”
"...Mr. Maliki and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who was also at the Kuwait meeting, have made similar appeals over the past year. Those have resulted in numerous verbal expressions of support, and even pledges to send ambassadors to Iraq, but little tangible progress..."

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