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Iraqi National Assembly Prepares for First Meeting

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Iraqi National Assembly Prepares for First Meeting

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Iraqi National Assembly Prepares for First Meeting

Iraqi National Assembly Prepares for First Meeting

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The new Iraqi National Assembly irons out final details of a power-sharing agreement between Shiites and Kurds ahead of the body's inaugural meeting Wednesday. Major differences still exist between the two groups on issues such as federalism and the separation of mosque and state.

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