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Iraqi threw in Bush shoes

December 14 2008
22:35

In Iraq today, a resident threw his shoes in the U.S. President George W. Bush during his visit to Baghdad.

The incident occurred during a meeting of the American leader with the prime minister of Iraq. Bush ducked cowered away from the flying boot, then tied up the guards a "terrorist" and led him out.

Commenting on the incident, the U.S. president joked that all he could say - is that the shoes were the size of the tenth (43 th to the European system).

Attacker was an Iraqi reporter who was part of the accredited press at a conference attended by the President of America. At a time when Iraqi threw his shoes, he called Bush "a dog" in Arabic.

Shoes flew off the mark about 4 meters. Bush made a smiling grimace, while Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki after the incident, looked tense.

"This did not bother" - Bush said immediately after the incident. The President explained that he felt the threat, "wrote Pravda.ru.

The U.S. president arrived today with the unannounced visit to Iraq. He met with the leadership of the country where noted approved of a new security agreement with the U.S., and also thanked U.S. troops for their service, the White House said.

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