Skip to comments.Transcript of Bush's Press Conference
Posted on 03/21/2006 8:27:36 AM PST by YaYa123
Here is a partial text of President Bush's news conference on Tuesday, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions:
BUSH: Yesterday, I delivered the second in a series of speeches on the situation in Iraq. I spoke about the violence that the Iraqi people had faced since last month's bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra.
I also said that for every act of violence, there is encouraging progress in Iraq that's hard to capture on the evening news.
Yesterday, I spoke about an important example of the gains we and the Iraqis have made, and that is in the northern city of Tal Afar. The city was once under al-Qaida control. And thanks to coalition and Iraqi forces, the terrorists have now been driven out of that city.
Iraqi security forces are maintaining law and order, and we see the outlines of a free and secure Iraq that we and the Iraqi people have been fighting for.
As we mark the third anniversary of the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the success we're seeing in Tal Afar gives me confidence in the future of Iraq.
The terrorists haven't given up. They're tough-minded. They like to kill. There's going to be more tough fighting ahead.
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