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Iraq: Clinton A War Criminal

Iraq wants a war crimes tribunal of its own - for President Clinton.

The Iraqi News Agency says the parliament will recommend that Mr. Clinton and other Western leaders be brought to trial for war crimes against the Iraqi people.

Just last week, the U.S. Senate passed a measure urging the United Nations to form a tribunal to try Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for war crimes.

An Iraqi official says Baghdad's move is in retaliation for the Senate vote, which has drawn sharp criticism in Iraq.

The ruling party's newspaper says the vote shows how "frustrated" U.S. lawmakers have grown alarmed over what it called Iraq's latest diplomatic successes. The paper touted the weapons inspection deal with the U.N. as one of those successes.

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