“Spain’s new prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has given orders for Spanish troops in Iraq to be brought home in “as short a time as possible”.
In a televised address to the nation, he said he could not ignore what he called the will of the Spanish people.
Spain’s foreign minister told his Egyptian counterpart the pull-out would be “within 15 days”, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.”(Source: BBC News)
Well, you didn’t actually think I meant Butcher Blair, did you?
This is the composition of illegal invaders in Iraq:
MAIN FOREIGN TROOPS IN IRAQ
(Source: BBC News)
As you can see from the figures, Spain doesn’t have a large presence compared to the UK or US. But the message sent to Blair and Bush couldn’t be more clear:
Spain and the Spanish people want no part in the massacre of innocents now taking place in Iraq.