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Annan Weighs Sending U.N. Team to Iraq

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Annan Weighs Sending U.N. Team to Iraq

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Annan Weighs Sending U.N. Team to Iraq

Annan Weighs Sending U.N. Team to Iraq

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Secretary General Kofi Annan says he is leaning toward sending a U.N. mission to Iraq to support the transfer of power to an interim Iraqi government. Members of the U.S. occupation authority and the Iraqi governing council made the request Monday. Demands for direct elections from Iraqi Shiites threaten to derail U.S. plans for a transition by June 30. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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