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Badghad, Iraq
December 21, 2010

The new Iraqi government is seen during a swearing in ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi lawmakers unanimously approved a new government to be headed by incumbent Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ending nine months of political deadlock that threatened to stall economic development and suck the country back into sectarian violence. Secretary Clinton's remarks»

AP photo/Karim Kadim/Dec 21, 2010/Baghdad, Iraq
Date: 12/21/2010 Location: Baghdad, Iraq Description: The new Iraqi government is seen during a swearing in ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi lawmakers unanimously approved a new government to be headed by incumbent Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ending nine months of political deadlock that threatened to stall economic development and suck the country back into sectarian violence.  © AP photo/Karim Kadim

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