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Hussein Says Victory At Hand Against U.S. Occupation


Saddam Hussein in court (file photo) (epa) October 16, 2006 -- Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is telling Iraqis that "victory is at hand" and is urging insurgents to show magnanimity toward fellow countrymen, saying he himself has forgiven Iraqis who aided the killers of his two sons.


The messages are contained in a letter dictated to his chief lawyer during a meeting on October 14 in prison.


Hussein says Iraqis should put aside differences and unite to drive U.S. troops out of Iraq.


(Reuters, dpa, AFP)

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