03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UK: Iraqi Police Capable Of Policing Entire South Of Country

Iraqi security forces are now capable of policing the entire south of their country without British help, senior defence and Foreign Office officials said yesterday.

Only Iraqis can resolve continuing violence, including the murder of women for refusing to comply with Islamic dress code and cultural practices, they added.

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