Mar. 15, 2005

Italy announces Iraq troop withdrawal

Last Updated Tue, 15 Mar 2005 21:19:34 EST
CBC News

ROME - Italy will start withdrawing its 3,000 troops from Iraq starting this September, announced Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi on a television show.

Berlusconi said on Tuesday that his country will start a 'progressive reduction' of troops. He said he had already spoken with British Prime Minister Tony Blair about the action."


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