NPR logo

Iraqi Minister Calls for Gradual Move Toward Self-Rule

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1444884/1444885" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Iraqi Minister Calls for Gradual Move Toward Self-Rule

Iraqi Minister Calls for Gradual Move Toward Self-Rule

Iraqi Minister Calls for Gradual Move Toward Self-Rule

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1444884/1444885" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Iraq's interim foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, says sovereignty should be handed over to the Iraqis as soon as possible, but in a gradual way. Iraq, he says, doesn't yet have the resources to govern itself. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Zebari.

Related NPR Stories

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.