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Bush 'Still Committed' To Iraq Despite U.S. Vote

Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq (file photo) (AFP) November 8, 2006 -- The U.S. ambassador in Baghdad said today President George W. Bush is still committed to his policy in Iraq despite losses suffered by the Republicans in mid-term congressional elections.

Zalmay Khalilzad said Bush was committed to working with both houses of the U.S. Congress to gain support needed for the mission in Iraq to succeed.

A videotape of what embassy staffers described as an internal briefing given by Khalilzad was broadcast on Iraqi state television.

(AFP, Reuters, AP)

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