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For Immediate Release
June 28, 2004

Iraq Is a Sovereign Country
Iraq Fact of the Day

At 10:26 am in Baghdad on June 28, 2004, Iraq again became a sovereign country. Prime Minister Allawi received the Transfer of Sovereignty document from the highest ranking legal authority in Iraq, Judge Medhat al Mahmood. Judge Mahmood received the document from Ambassador L. Paul Bremer in a small ceremony in Baghdad. Iraq is now a sovereign nation working toward a democratic and prosperous future.

Source: Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi

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