It's quite possible, also, that the legal proceedings against him may be postponed for a while if he complies with the other conditions. This is what I heard.
will hasten the end of the acts of violence that have been perpetuated recently.
Suicide attacks race the elections. Bush is sad and wants to speed up the process. Death of 36 soldiers shocks the occupation.
And we hope that the new assembly will invite those parties that have not taken part in the election in joining us in writing the constitution. This will pave the way for a far more inclusive election... at the end of this year.
We were disappointed, naturally, because of the very small, low turnout in many areas, ... It made it impossible for us to be represented on the National Assembly.
The two main issues are security and the necessity for an inclusive election.
We found him obviously tired and haggard, unrepentant, even defiant, justifying crimes saying he was a just but firm ruler, our answer was that he was unjust ruler responsible for death of thousands of people.
Many people in Iraq, that segment of Iraqi opinion, believes that there should be a determined effort to see whether in fact that elections are feasible
About Tariq Aziz, I don't know when and if a trial will be held
We will have at the end of this process a government that derives its legitimacy from the free desire of the Iraqi people
I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.
If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won't trust in them - and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country.
An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.