Saturday, September 1, 2007

Iraqi Government Appeals For Calm

The Iraqi government has called on other militant groups to follow the examples of Moqtada Sadr's Mehdi Army militia and freeze their activities. In a statement, the office of the Prime Minister, welcomed Mr. Sadr's order to stop armed action for a maximum period of six months. Officials appealed to all armed groups. both Sunni and Shia, saying it was a good opportunity to halt attacks.

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