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Wed May 11 2005 Anti-Occupation Conference Unites Many Sunni And Shia Iraqis
On May 7th the second anti-occupation conference was held in Iraq. Conference participants rejected any talks with the new government unless it clearly seeks a timetable for the withdrawal of the US-led occupation forces. “We want an official and clear timetable for the withdrawal guaranteed by the United Nations and neutral international bodies,” said Harith Al-Dari, the Secretary General of the Association of Muslim Scholars (AMS) and a member of the conference’s secretariat-general. “Only then, we will offer our hands to the government, otherwise we will carry on with our peaceful opposition until we achieve our goal ... The Iraqi people are rejecting the US-led occupation,” stressed the leader of the AMS, the highest Sunni religious authority in Iraq.
The conference, which was hosted by the Bar Association in Baghdad, brought together a many Sunni and Shiite figures along with ambassadors of different Arab countries.
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