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Iraq PM to send reinforcements to restive Anbar: TV

AFP , Wednesday 1 Jan 2014
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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday reversed a decision to withdraw troops from tense cities in Anbar province, and will instead deploy reinforcements, state television reported.

"We will not withdraw the army" and "we will send additional forces," it quoted Maliki as saying in response to requests from residents and the government of the province west of Baghdad.

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