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BREAKING NEWS ~ Iraq parliament extends constitution talks one more day

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the speaker of the Iraqi parliament has announced a one-day extension for talks on the draft Iraqi constitution [English translation; JURIST news archive], originally scheduled to be voted on Thursday [JURIST report] after being postponed for three days on Monday following a seven-day extension on the original August 15 deadline set down in the country's Transitional Administrative Law. An Iraqi government spokesman had earlier insisted that despite disagreements, the document would be approved by the end of the day [JURIST report].

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