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Plans for Interim Iraqi Authority Put on Hold

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Plans for Interim Iraqi Authority Put on Hold

Plans for Interim Iraqi Authority Put on Hold

Plans for Interim Iraqi Authority Put on Hold

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NPR's Christopher Joyce in Baghdad reports the U.S. civil administration in Iraq has again postponed plans to establish an interim Iraqi authority to help govern the country. A conference to create the authority had been expected in June, but the top U.S. official in Baghdad, Paul Bremer, told reporters it will not be held before mid-July at the earliest.

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