Spain to pull troops out…

Spain to pull troops out of Iraq

The leader of Spain’s victorious Socialists said Monday he will withdraw his nation’s support for the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq, restating a campaign promise

“The military intervention was a political error for the international order, for the search for cooperation, for the defense of the United States,” Zapatero said, adding that Spain would maintain “cordial” relations with Washington.

“It divided more than it united, there were no reasons for it, time has shown that the arguments for it lacked credibility and the occupation has been managed badly.”