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Netherlands to Send Soldiers to Iraq

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The Dutch parliament agrees to send 1,100 soldiers to an Iraqi province. The Green and Socialist parties oppose the deployment, as did a part of the Labor party, which said the war in Iraq is still ongoing and the Netherlands should stay out of it. Gregory Crouch reports.

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