Elbow of the Day
JANUARY 11, 2007
Britain will cut troop levels in Iraq by almost 3,000 at the end of May, the Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday, citing a timetable for withdrawal the newspaper said it had seen.
Within the next two weeks, Prime Minister Tony Blair would announce the reduction to Britain's 7,200-strong force based in the south of the war-ravaged country, it said
The news came as U.S. President George W. Bush prepared to outline plans to send another 21,500 U.S. troops to Iraq.
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