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Poll proposed for Iraq-US pact
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 : Iraqi vice-president says deal governing US troop presence should be put to public.
One of Iraq's vice-president's has said a draft security pact being negotiated with the United States should be put to a nationwide referendum.
"This agreement is an important and sensitive subject ... Iraqis should have their say," he said.
The Iraqi cabinet sought key changes, including greater legal jurisdiction over US troops and guarantees that US soldiers would not launch attacks on other countries from Iraq.