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Annan demands immediate release of hostages held in Iraq
Xinhuanet ^ | Dec 8 2005

Posted on 12/08/2005 6:56:07 PM PST by jmc1969

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday called for the "immediate and unconditional" release of all Iraqi and foreign hostages taken by Iraqi militants.

Annan "calls for their immediate, safe and unconditional release, and strongly reiterates his appeal to all sides to respect at all times the fundamental principles of international humanitarian law," his spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

Annan's comments came as an Internet statement by The Islamic Army in Iraq claimed it had killed a US hostage named Ronald Schulz, who was a contractor.

The Islamic Army said it killed Schulz because US President George W. Bush refused to meet its demands that all prisoners in Iraq be released.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: annan; hostages; iraq; ronaldschulz; un
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1 posted on 12/08/2005 6:56:08 PM PST by jmc1969
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And if you don't, we will write another nasty letter!!
2 posted on 12/08/2005 6:57:19 PM PST by coloradan (Failing to protect the liberties of your enemies establishes precedents that will reach to yourself.)
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Yeah, this'll work. Not.


3 posted on 12/08/2005 6:57:42 PM PST by brivette
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....and the fierce Annan, defender of liberty and icon of purity, bares his angry fangs. /sarcasm


4 posted on 12/08/2005 6:58:58 PM PST by NeonKnight
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".... Annan on Thursday called for the "immediate and unconditional" release of all Iraqi and foreign hostages taken by Iraqi militants."

Right......for whom the (oil for food) bell tolls!

I can hear islamics laughing from here.....


5 posted on 12/08/2005 6:59:17 PM PST by Vn_survivor_67-68
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Kofi is totally useless.

No, I take that back. The man is so ignorant he's becoming dangerous.

6 posted on 12/08/2005 6:59:41 PM PST by McGavin999 (Reporters write the truth, Journalists write stories.)
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7 posted on 12/08/2005 7:01:06 PM PST by ezo4
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They'd better comply, too.

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Or Kofi'll sic the Muppets on 'em.

8 posted on 12/08/2005 7:01:54 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: jmc1969

These are not empty words. When he speaks, his words are backed up by the military might, the indomitable will, and the clear moral focus of the entire United Nations.


9 posted on 12/08/2005 7:03:19 PM PST by samtheman
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or what... you'll stamp your little hoof and hold yer breath??? please


10 posted on 12/08/2005 7:07:17 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist )
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And....if they aren't released.....YOU'LL QUIT???? BAAAWWWAAAAHHHHHHHH .......we wish.


11 posted on 12/08/2005 7:09:15 PM PST by goodnesswins (Merry Christmas......and if you don't like that, you don't get a day off....got it?)
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If they get turned loose now because of Annan's demand we will know the whole thing was a set-up.

One of two things , either the Iraqui terrorists are LTAO or this whole thing was a set-up.


12 posted on 12/08/2005 7:12:01 PM PST by sgtbono2002
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Is Kofi going to jump up and down and stamp his feet till he gets his way?


13 posted on 12/08/2005 7:13:12 PM PST by RasterMaster ("Bin Laden shows others the road to Paradise, but never offers to go along for the ride." GWB)
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ooooooooooooooo.... I bet they're shaking in their boots now!


14 posted on 12/08/2005 7:13:23 PM PST by Lloyd227 (and may God bless Oriana Fallaci)
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LOL

he is probably trying to get a cut of the ransom money....


15 posted on 12/08/2005 7:13:55 PM PST by eeevil conservative (courage is living in tyranny and speaking for freedom/not living in freedom and speaking for tyranny)
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lol... Ya, you tell em Tofu...


16 posted on 12/08/2005 7:15:50 PM PST by sit-rep (If you acquire, hit it again to verify...)
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Didn't think I'd be finding you here! ARE YOU STALKING ME??? LoL! Did you see this?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1536726/posts


17 posted on 12/08/2005 7:16:24 PM PST by RasterMaster ("Bin Laden shows others the road to Paradise, but never offers to go along for the ride." GWB)
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To: samtheman

And Kookie will see that all oil for food money will be returned to Iraq people immediately.


18 posted on 12/08/2005 7:17:48 PM PST by hdstmf (too)
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To: jmc1969

Annan, eh? Who cares.


19 posted on 12/08/2005 7:18:07 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: sit-rep

I think that he should say "Release them, or else I will send twice as many to you. The more peaceniks you kill, the more I will send.

To the last peacenik!


20 posted on 12/08/2005 7:18:15 PM PST by Donald Meaker (You don't drive a car looking through the rear view mirror, but you do practice politics that way.)
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