Main provisions of US-Iraq security pact

Key provisions of the U.S.-Iraqi security pact that was approved by the Iraqi Cabinet and is being considered by the parliament ahead of a Nov. 24 vote:

- U.S. forces must withdraw from Iraq by Jan. 1, 2012.

- U.S. forces must withdraw from Iraqi cities by June 30, 2009.

- Iraqi authorities are granted extensive power over the operations and movements of U.S. forces.

- The U.S. cannot use Iraqi territory to attack Iraq's neighbors, including Syria and Iran.

- Iraq can try U.S. soldiers and defense contractors in the case of serious crimes committed off-duty and off-base.


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