Wednesday, June 22, 2005

New U.S. Ambassador ‘Horrified’ By Iraq Violence

"Baghdad (RFE/RL) — The new U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, said today he is horrified at the level of violence wracking the country, and that Islamic extremists and former members of Saddam Hussein’s outlawed Ba’ath Party are trying to start a civil war in Iraq.

Khalilzad said after meeting in Baghdad with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani that Iraq must prevail."


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