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Baghdad Council Holds First Meeting

The 37 members of Baghdad's new city council hold their inaugural meeting in the Iraqi capital. U.S. officials selected the council members to advise Paul Bremer, chief U.S. administrator for Iraq. Bremer is expected to announce a national Iraqi governing council later this month. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.