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Allawi Says Violence May Impede Voters

Attacks by insurgents across Iraq killed 19 people Tuesday, including six police officers in the northern city of Tikrit and seven travelers just south of Baghdad. As violence continued, interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said the lack of security in some parts of the country could prevent voters from participating in elections scheduled for Jan. 30. “Certainly, there will be some pockets that will not be able to participate in the elections for these reasons, but we think that it will not be widespread,” Allawi said at a news conference. Full Story

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