U.S. and Iraq at Odds Over Extending Pullout
by Jason Ditz
3 May 09 | AWC News
Despite surging violence, June 30 means June 30, Iraq gov’t insists.
Despite soaring violence, Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh says that they will not allow the United States to extend the June 30 deadline for removing American troops from cities. Dabbagh said the dates in the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) cannot be extended. >>>