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June 10, 2003
Release Number: 03-06-40


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MEMBERS OF 'IRAQI TOP 55' IN COALITION CUSTODY

MACDILL AFB, FL - Latif Nusayyif al-Jasim al-Dulaymi is now under custody of Coalition Forces. He is the former member of the Revolutionary Command Council, a Central Ba'ath Party member and Deputy Secretary of the Ba'ath Military Bureau. He is No. 18 on the U.S. Central Command 'Iraqi Top 55' list.

Brigadier General Husayn al-Awadi is also under custody of Coalition Forces. He was the former Ba'ath Party Regional Chair, Ninawa and a Brigadier General in the Chemical Corps. He is No. 53 on the U.S. Central Command 'Iraqi Top 55' list.

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