Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Talabani: U.S. sought troop presence to 2015 ... but we said no

Reuters, here
"It was a U.S. proposal for the date which is 2015, and an Iraqi one which is 2010, then we agreed to make it 2011. Iraq has the right, if necessary, to extend the presence of these troops," Talabani said in an interview with al-Hurra television, a transcript of which was posted on his party's website on Wednesday..."

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