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Iraq Declares January 29-31 Public Holidays

Source: US Department of State
Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Most recent follow-up news item: January 24, 2009

The Iraqi Interim Government has declared January 29-31, 2005, as public holidays throughout Iraq on the occasion of the upcoming elections.

Baghdad's commercial international airport will be closed January 29-30, and international borders will also be closed. Access to the International Zone will be severely limited and possibly denied during the period January 26 through February 1.

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