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Iraqi Leaders Insist U.S. Military Trainers Won’t Get Immunity

October 22, 2011

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq’s political leaders have insisted U.S. military trainers shouldn’t get immunity from prosecution after American troops withdraw by Dec. 31, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said.

“Political blocs have expressed their opinion in this regard that immunity can’t be given to any military presence on Iraqi lands,” al-Maliki told reporters in Baghdad today.

--Editor: Paul Verschuur

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