Accessibility links

U.S. Senate Rejects Proposal To Pull Out Of Iraq


http://gdb.rferl.org/fc2f52ac-4e17-416e-8870-1738f18f4776_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/fc2f52ac-4e17-416e-8870-1738f18f4776_mw800_mh600.jpg U.S. troops in Iraq (AFP) June 22, 2006 -- The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal calling for U.S. combat troops to be withdrawn from Iraq by July 1 next year.


A second proposal -- to start pulling out troops this year, but with no deadline for a complete withdrawal -- was also rejected by the Republican-led Senate.


Both proposals were introduced by the opposition Democratic Party.


(AFP, Reuters)

RFE/RL Iraq Report


SUBSCRIBE For weekly news and analysis on Iraq by e-mail, subscribe to "RFE/RL Iraq Report."
XS
SM
MD
LG