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Iraq: Failing to Disarm: Transcript of Iraqi Conversation -- Ammunition



Lt. Col: Sir ...

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col: There is a directive of the [Republican] Guard Chief of Staff at the conference today ...

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col. They are inspecting the ammunition you have.

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col. for the possibility there are forbidden ammo.

Col. Yes?

Lt. Col. For the possibility there is by chance, forbidden ammo.

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col. And we sent you a message to inspect the scrap areas and the abandoned areas.

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col. After you have carried out what is contained in the message ... destroy the message.

Col. Yes.

Lt. Col. Because I don't want anyone to see this message.

Col. Okay okay.

Col. Thanks.

Lt. Col. Goodbye.


Released on February 5, 2003

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