By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A spokesman for Iraq's prime minister, Yassin Majid, said the journalist who threw his shoes at US President George W. Bush asked for a pardon on Thursday.
In a letter sent Thursday to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki the journalist described his behavior as "an ugly act" and asked to be pardoned.
Majid says that in the letter Muntadhar al-Zeidi recalls the kindness the prime minister once showed him during an interview in 2005 and asks for al-Maliki to show him kindness once again.
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