Biden says killing of two al-Qaida leaders in Iraq "devastating blow" (2)

10:21, April 20, 2010      

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A paper displays photographs of a man the Iraqi government claims to be al-Qaida leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi at a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 19, 2010. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

Army Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of U.S. Forces Iraq, said the death of the duo was "potentially the most significant blow to al- Qaida in Iraq since the beginning of the insurgency."

The United States is slated to withdraw all its combat forces out of Iraq by the beginning of September. In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Odierno said the United States is on target to meet the deadline in accordance with an agreement with the Iraqi government.

Source:Xinhua
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