Iraq president criticizes most-wanted list Jaime Jansen at 1:42 PM ET
[JURIST] Iraqi President Jalal Talabani [official website, in Arabic; BBC profile] has criticized Iraq's recently-announced most-wanted list [JURIST report; AP translation], implicitly taking National Security Adviser Mowafaq al-Rubai'i to task for including two women, Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter Raghad and first wife Sajida [Wikipedia profiles]. On Thursday Talabani also expressed disappointment that the list demands the extradition of the 41 fugitives, saying that he would have preferred that the Iraqi courts issue arrest warrants for those connected to Hussein's former regime. Voice of Iraq news agency has more.
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