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Kiwi soldiers could be next


Kiwi soldiers could be next

'The death of seven Spanish intelligence agents south of Baghdad should send a clear message to Helen Clark: countries that are co-operating with the United States in Iraq are targets of attack.' said Peace Action Wellington member Valerie Morse.

'This month, the United States has suffered almost daily attacks by Iraqi resistance fighters. Meanwhile, there has been a significant rise in attacks on the personnel of countries participating in the occupation of Iraq.'

'Helen Clark said we would not participate in an illegal and immoral war. Now she is exposing New Zealand soldiers to extreme risk of death. This is all to get in good with George W. Bush.'

'The people of New Zealand will hold her personally responsible for the safe return of these men and women. No person's life is worth being able to sell a bit more butter to Washington.'

Peace Action Wellington is calling for an immediate return of the troops from Iraq.

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