Anti-War Group Supports U.S.-Iraq Agreement
The anti-Iraq war organization Council for a Livable World has announced its support for the recently completed U.S.-Iraq security agreement. The group’s news release urges support for the resolution, which it believes is “the best way for the United States to leave Iraq promptly and responsibly.”
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Council for a Livable World
Council for a Livable World, a leading anti-Iraq war organization, announced its support today for the status of forces agreement recently signed by the United States and Iraq.
Iraqi and American negotiators have been working on the pact for over a year. The Iraqi parliament is expected to vote on the agreement on Wednesday. To pass, the agreement needs to get 138 votes out of 275 Iraqi lawmakers and also must be ratified by the Iraqi presidential council.
“Given where we find ourselves today, we see the agreement as the best way for the United States to leave Iraq promptly and responsibly,” said John Isaacs, executive director of Council for a Livable World. The agreement reflects the views held by the majority of Iraqis and Americans that it is time for U.S. combat forces to start getting out of Iraq.”
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