MOHAMMED BAQIR AL HAKIM HOLDS A NEWS CONFERENCE AT SUPREME COUNCIL IN
Shi'ite cleric Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim listens during a news conference 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.
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