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Statement by Senator Joe Biden on the Senate Joint Resolution on Iraq

March 08, 2007

Washington, DC - Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D-DE) issued the following statement today on the Senate Joint Resolution on Iraq:

Im pleased Democrats have united behind the fundamental goals Sen. Levin and I set out: start bringing our troops home, narrow the mission of those that remain and pursue a political settlement in Iraq. We should withdraw our combat troops by early 2008, except for a limited number necessary to keep training Iraqis and to deny terrorists a sanctuary. And we should do that in the context of a comprehensive political, diplomatic and economic strategy that gives us a chance to leave Iraq without leaving chaos behind.

Joseph R. Biden, Statement by Senator Joe Biden on the Senate Joint Resolution on Iraq Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/316907

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