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Iraq PM says contacted by armed groups on peace

Iraq’s prime minister said on Wednesday that armed groups had contacted him on peace efforts but he stressed that those with blood on their hands would be excluded from any amnesty under his reconciliation drive. “I am optimistic and I confirm that a lot of those who were involved in acts under the name of resistance … have directly contacted us,” Nuri al-Maliki told Iraqiya state television. Full Story

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