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29 January 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Bush Calls Iraqi Elections Turning Point in Nation's History Washington File 29 Jan 2005 -- President Bush says the Iraqi elections taking place January 30 represent not only a turning point in the nation's history, but a milestone for freedom worldwide and a real advance in the war on terror.
  • Elections Mark Turning Point in Iraqi History AFPS 29 Jan 2005 -- "Tomorrow the world will witness a turning point in the history of Iraq, a milestone in the advance of freedom, and a crucial advance in the war on terror," President George W. Bush told the nation and the world today in his weekly radio address.
  • BUSH/IRAQ ELECTION VOA 29 Jan 2005 -- President Bush says Sunday's election in Iraq marks a turning point in that country's history. The president used his weekly radio address to highlight the importance of the Iraqi election in the spread of democracy and freedom. The opposition Democrats used their radio address to criticize the administration's pre- and post-war planning in Iraq.

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Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi Election Offices Ready for Vote Last of UN-Made Ballots Delivered to Polls MNF-I/MNC-I 29 Jan 2005 -- The last of the United Nations-made ballots for the Rusafa district of Baghdad were packaged and delivered yesterday from an undisclosed warehouse, to polling stations around the Baghdad area.
  • Diyala Provincial Council Hosts Peace Day II MNF-I/MNC-I 29 Jan 2005 -- The Diyala Provincial Council hosted a Peace Day Jan. 27 -- an event aimed at quelling violence in the province and encouraging participation the upcoming elections.
  • IRAQ/ERBIL/SCENE VOA 29 Jan 2005 -- On the day before Iraq's historic elections, severe security restrictions to thwart insurgent attacks are being imposed across the country.
  • IRAQ / ELECTIONS PREP VOA 29 Jan 2005 -- Despite escalating threats from insurgents to disrupt Sunday's historic elections in Iraq, election workers in the capital, Baghdad, say they are confident that most polling centers in the city will be safe for voters.
  • Iraqis Abroad Vote For Second Day RFE/RL 29 Jan 2005 -- The U.S. military reported more fatalities today as expatriate Iraqis cast ballots for a second day in Iraq's national elections.

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