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By Brian Murphy and Qassim Abdul-Zahra Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Face to face with Iraq's leaders, Barack Obama gained fresh support Monday for the idea of pulling all U.S. combat forces from the war zone by 2010.
By Patrick Cockburn Barack Obama has paid his first visit to Iraq, just as the Iraqi government explicitly matched the Democratic presidential candidate's 16-month timetable for the removal of American combat troops.
BAGHDAD _ Sen. Barack Obama received a fresh boost Monday to his troop withdrawal plan from the Iraqi government, which directly affirmed for the first time that it shares Obama's goal of pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of 2010.
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To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Brendan Daly or Nadeam Elshami, both of the Office of the Speaker of the House, +1-202-226-7616 WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today reacting to comments by a spokesman for the Iraqi government, following a meeting between Senator Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in which the spokesman said Iraqis would like to see the withdrawal of U.S.
By Liz Sly, Chicago Tribune Jul. 21--BAGHDAD -- No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces -- a debate that intensified ahead of Sen. Barack Obama's visit to Baghdad.
BAGHDAD _ After talks with Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reaffirmed that Iraq wants U.S. combat troops to withdraw from Iraq by the end of 2010, a few months later than Obama had proposed.
By BRIAN MURPHY By Brian Murphy The Associated Press BAGHDAD Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's visit to Iraq for talks with commanders of a war he long opposed follows the prime minister's apparent endorsement of his troop withdrawal plan and a shift by the White House away from refusing to discuss that option.
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., arrived in Iraq Monday for talks with U.S. and Iraqi officials and to meet U.S. troops, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. Obama, the presumptive Democratic Party presidential candidate, is to meet with U.S. Army Gen.
BAGHDAD _ No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces _ a debate that has intensified ahead of Sen. Barack Obama's planned visit to Baghdad.
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