Washington, UNITED STATES
Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi addresses joint meeting of US Congress.
Iraqi Prime Minister Ayah Allawi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, September 23, 2004. Allawi told Congress on Thursday Iraq will hold elections in January despite the flaring insurgency, and urged the U.S.-led coalition not to bow to terrorist forces. Vice President Dick Cheney (L) and Speaker of the House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) applaud in the background.REUTERS/Mannie Garcia MG/SV