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U.N. Report

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U.N. Report

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NPR's Michele Kelemen reports on the Bush administration's reluctance to give Iraq more time to comply with U.N. demands. France, Germany, Russia, and China are in favor of giving weapons inspectors a few more months to complete their work. Secretary of State Powell said the report reinforces President Bush's position that Iraq is not cooperating fully with inspections.

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