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Shiite Leaders Won't Sign Iraq Constitution

Five Shiite Muslim members of the U.S.-appointed governing council in Iraq refused to sign the interim constitution Friday, saying at least two of its provisions did not meet their approval. Chief U.S. administrator Paul Bremer continued talks with the council, hoping to salvage the constitution. Hear NPR's Melissa Bock and NPR's Ivan Watson.

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