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Britain to pull troops out of Iraq as Bush vows to send more

Posted by alanmirs on January 11, 2007


HAND-OVER OF CONTROL: An Iraqi policeman out on...

HAND-OVER OF CONTROL: An Iraqi policeman out on patrol is passed by some British forces personnel in Basra. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

HAND-OVER OF CONTROL: An Iraqi policeman out on patrol is passed by some British forces personnel in Basra. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

BRITAIN is planning to pull back up to 3000 troops

from Iraq in May, it emerged today, as George Bush announced he would send more than 20,000 extra US servicemen to the country to put right his "mistakes".

The president, for the first time, admitted errors in the American strategy following the toppling of Saddam Hussein and promised they would not be repeated.


 

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