News ID: 267334
Publish Date: 22 September 2010 - 12:49

The Washington Post - 1980/10/2

Baghdad Seeks Full Sovereignty over Water Way

In an interview in his hotel suit here Saturday night, Saadoun Hammadi provided one of the most comprehensive public accounts to date of what promoted Iraqi’s attack on Iran. He underscored not only Iraq’s concern over unhindered passage into the [Persian] Gulf, but also a feeling of Iraqi responsibility for removing the danger that Khomeini’s brand of Islamic Revolution of Iran and the Shiite Muslims of Iran could spread trouble to other countries in the region.

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