Iraq Names PM; U.S. Hedges Members of Iraq's Coalition Provisional Authority on Friday unanimously choose Iyad Allawi to be the prime minister of the interim government that will take office on July 1, 2004. U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi welcomes the move, but a U.S. spokesman indicates the selection is not yet final. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Baghdad.
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U.S. Hedges on Selection of Iraqi Prime Minister

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U.S. Hedges on Selection of Iraqi Prime Minister

U.S. Hedges on Selection of Iraqi Prime Minister

U.S. Hedges on Selection of Iraqi Prime Minister

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Members of Iraq's Coalition Provisional Authority on Friday unanimously choose Iyad Allawi to be the prime minister of the interim government that will take office on July 1, 2004. U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi welcomes the move, but a U.S. spokesman indicates the selection is not yet final. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Baghdad.

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