|The US government is refusing to make public the security pact it has signed with Iraq, even though it has been published in full in an Iraqi newspaper, a congressional hearing was told on Wednesday. The administration has said it will not seek congressional approval for the deal. It has been in a hurry to finalise the pact, which Iraqi lawmakers still must approve, before the UN mandate expires on December 31.
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