July 18, 2006

How Much Was The Bribe This Time?

Iraq and Australia reach a deal over the June 21 shooting of an Iraqi minister's bodyguard:
"We have reached an agreement on compensation with Australia over the shooting incident," [Iraq's trade minister] told a media briefing in Baghdad.

A spokesman for Australian Defence Minister Brendan Nelson ... would not be drawn on the level of compensation that might be paid.


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