British Announce Troop Withdrawal from Iraq

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Britain's Defence Minister said today that "thousands" of British troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of next year.  Although he gave no firm timetable, Des Browne's comments confirm the timetable detailed recently by Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett. Some 7200 British troops remain in southern Iraq.

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