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American commanders in Iraq says withdrawal timetable

September 11 2007
07:02

U.S. commander in Iraq Gen. David Peterus said that the country is already possible to withdraw tens of thousands of American soldiers. Its task forces have already done.

According to the warlord, the middle of next, in 2008, the country can derive more than 30 thousand soldiers. The general said that additional forces arrived in Iraq this year, "mostly met their objectives." "In this regard, I believe that we will be able to withdraw those troops by next summer without jeopardizing security of the Middle East country", - "Petraeus said. In the future, the reduction of troops can be extended - said the U.S. commander, passes the AR.

This year the U.S. entered Iraq in an additional 30 thousand troops. At the present time, the number of U.S. troops is about 160 thousand people.

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