MOHAMMED BAQIR AL-HAKIM KISSES A CHILD AT SUPREME COUNCIL IN NAJAF.
Shi'ite cleric Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim prepares to kiss a child as he is
greeted on arrival at the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution of Iraq
(SCIRI) in Najaf May 13, 2003. Hakim, who returned to Iraq after a 23 year
exile in Iran, said on Monday that Iraq must elect its own government
without foreign intervention. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty PP03050046