Friday, February 11, 2005

El Salvador Sends Fourth Contingent of Troops to Iraq

El Salvador agreed on Thursday to send its fourth contingent of troops to Iraq in support of US efforts there. Salvadoran troops have suffered 13 casualties in Iraq, with 12 injured and one dead. The Prensa Latina reports that a CID-Gallup poll shows that 60% of Salvadorans oppose sending the troops. The FMLN has always opposed the Iraq war.

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