Wednesday, November 26, 2008

US: "..SOFA does not mean what Iraqis think it means.."

McClatchy's, here ... and "Iraqi Parliament Delays US Troop Pact Vote", AP, here
"...Officials in Washington said the administration has withheld the official English translation of the agreement in an effort to suppress a public dispute with the Iraqis until after the Iraqi parliament votes.
"There are a number of areas in here where they have agreement on the same wording but different understandings about what the words mean," said a U.S. official who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media..."

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