Iraq denies executing British soldiers Bernard Hibbitts at 9:13 PM ET
[JURIST] From Qatar News Agency:
BAGHDAD, MARCH 27 (QNA) - IRAQ DENIED A CHARGE BY BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR ON THURSDAY THAT IT HAD EXECUTED BRITISH SOLDIERS CAPTURED IN THE U.S.-LED WAR ON IRAQ. IN AN INTERVIEW WITH ABU DHABI TELEVISION, IRAQI INFORMATION MINISTER MOHAMMAD SAEED AL-SAHAF SAID THAT BLAIR HAD 'LIED TO THE PUBLIC' ABOUT THE SOLDIERS AND ADDED: 'WE HAVEN'T EXECUTED ANYONE.''TO LAUNCH A PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR ON US HE SAID YOU HAVE EXECUTED (THEM),' SAHAF SAID. 'WE HAVEN'T EXECUTED ANYONE. THEY ARE EITHER KILLED IN THE BATTLEFIELD, AND MOST OF THEM ARE KILLED BECAUSE THEY ARE COWARDS, AND THE REST ARE CAPTURED.'
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