BAGHDAD, Sept. 15 (UPI) --
Iraq's vice president on Sunday accused the United States of using the return of international weapons inspectors as a pretext to oust Saddam Hussein. In remarks published in Iraqi newspapers, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan
also said claims that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction "are allegations in the minds of American and Zionist politicians."
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