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U.N. Envoy Outlines New Iraqi Leadership Plan

U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi recommends dissolving the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council and replacing it with an interim government on June 30. Brahimi suggests establishing an interim government of non-partisan Iraqis to handle the day-to-day affairs until elections next year. The envoy says Iraqis should select the interim leaders with the help of the U.N. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.