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Allawi Talks to Iraqi Insurgents on Amnesty -Report

Iraq’s interim prime minister Iyad Allawi has held private meetings with Iraqi insurgents in an effort to persuade them to accept a government amnesty offer, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. Allawi said the meetings with representatives of insurgent groups from the restive cities of Falluja, Ramadi and Samarra began shortly after he took office in June but have yet to reach any agreements, the newspaper reported on its Web site. The article is to be published in the paper on Monday. “I am meeting with them. Falluja. Ramadi. I am talking to the people there and we are reaching out to them, to tribes to guys who were in military and security (services),” the paper quoted Allawi as saying in an interview with foreign newspaper correspondents in Baghdad on Sunday. He said his latest attempt to get his message across to the insurgents came on Saturday in a meeting with a delegation of senior representatives from Samarra. Full Story

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