Pulling out of Iraq would be surrender to terrorists: Aznar
Pulling out of Iraq would mean giving into “terrorists,” Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar said, a day of national mourning for seven intelligence agents killed in Iraq last week.
“Pulling out can never be an option in the face of terror,” Aznar said in an address to the Spanish parliament made just four hours after the Madrid funeral of the agents killed near Baghdad on Saturday. “Withdrawing would mean the triumph of the terrorists. It would reinforce the power and the strategy of the terrorists. “The security of all … would be placed at greater risk,” Aznar added, insisting that if the coalition forces left Iraq the sacrifice of the victims would have been “in vain.” Full Story