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27 July 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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United Nations

  • Algerians' murder in Iraq makes anti-terror treaty more urgent than ever - Annan UN News Centre 27 Jul 2005 -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said to day the "brutal and barbaric" murder of two Algerian diplomats in Iraq once again made it all the more urgent for the United Nations to complete a convention against all forms of terrorism by the end of this year.
  • Congress Explores Syrian Role in Subverting Iraq Sanctions Washington File 27 Jul 2005 -- The Syrian government and the Commercial Bank of Syria had key roles in subverting U.N. sanctions against Saddam Hussein's regime and facilitated the export of prohibited military items to the former Iraqi regime, according to witnesses testifying before the House International Relations Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia July 27.
  • IRAQ: UN welcomes Sunnis’ planned return to constitution drafting IRIN 27 Jul 2005 -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday welcomed the anticipated return of Sunni representatives to the committee drafting the new Iraqi constitution, following their withdrawal last week after two of their members were assassinated.

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • UK government admits failure to foresee Iraq insurgency IRNA 27 Jul 2005 -- The British government acknowledged Wednesday that lessons must be learnt on how to plan for post- conflict situations after admitting that it had failed to foresee the scale of the insurgency in Iraq.

News Reports

  • RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 8, Number 24 27 Jul 2005 -- TURKEY PROPOSES CROSS-BORDER ACTION TO REIN IN KURDISH FIGHTERS / SUNNIS DRAFTING CONSTITUTION GUNNED DOWN IN IRAQ / NEW U.K. AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ MEETS WITH REPORTERS



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