VOL. XLVI

No 7

17-February-2003

Arab Press Review

(MEES Translation)

Appeals To Saddam Husain To Step Down

The following is the text of an appeal directed to President Saddam Husain by an independent group of Iraqi politicians and professionals in exile calling on him to step down to save his country from a destructive war and secure peace in the region. The appeal, the first of its kind from prominent Iraqis, was published in a number of Arab newspapers on 14 February. The 37 signatories included...