Sarkozy calls for timetable for Iraq troop withdrawal

27th August 2007, Comments 0 comments

Sarkozy calls for timetable for Iraq troop withdrawal

PARIS, Aug 27, 2007 (AFP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday called for a clear timetable to be set for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Iraq, in his first major foreign policy address since taking office.

"There is no other solution but a political one," Sarkozy said. "A clear horizon must be defined concerning the withdrawal of foreign troops."

"It is a decision on this issue that will force the players to weigh their responsibility and orgnise themselves accordingly," said the president in a  speech to French ambassadors in Paris.

AFP

Subject: French news

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