Blair: Retreat from Iraq won't beat terrorism

British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday repeated his commitment to keep British troops in Iraq until their job is done, saying that the global str

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October 24, 2005 21:49

British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday repeated his commitment to keep British troops in Iraq until their job is done, saying that the global struggle against terrorism will not be defeated by retreating from Iraq. The British government has repeatedly said that British troops would stay in Iraq until the country is stable. Blair said December's elections in Iraq would be "a big, big moment," and would give an indication of how much longer coalition troops would be required in the country.



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