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Iraq Asks Neighbors to Tighten Border Security

Iraqi officials Tuesday appealed to neighboring countries to do more to stop the cross-border activities of rebels whose relentless attacks have cast doubt on whether Jan. 30 elections can be held on time.Iraq (news – web sites)’s interim government is determined to go ahead with the elections as scheduled, despite daily attacks on Iraqi security forces and civilians which have also made November one of the deadliest months for U.S. troops with at least 134 killed. “They (neighboring countries) have to understand the situation in Iraq,” Iraqi Interior Minister Falah al-Naqib told reporters on the sidelines of a ministerial security meeting involving Iraq, its neighbors and Egypt.Full Story

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