US ‘close’ to military deal with Iraq + US ‘close’ to finalising Iraq military deal

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Al Jazeera’s Ghida Fakry speaks to David Satterfield, senior adviser on Iraq at the US State Department, on claims the US is seeking permanent military bases in Iraq.

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US ‘close’ to finalising Iraq military deal – 27 May 08

Al Jazeera’s Ghida Fakry talks to Samir al-Sumaida’ie, the Iraqi ambassador to the United States, about a new deal close to being finalised with the US over its military presence in Iraq, why there will be no permanent US bases and why he says the deal is in the interests of the Iraqi people.