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U.S. Envoy Reportedly Seeks New Iraq PM

The U.S. ambassador to Iraq has asked one of Iraq’s most prominent Shiite politicians to seek the withdrawal of Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari’s contentious nomination for a second term, two aides said Monday. The aides to Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim said U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, had asked their boss during a meeting Saturday to personally deliver the message to al-Jaafari. Full Story

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