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Gordon Brown has rejected calls for an early withdrawal from Iraq, insisting UK forces must honour their commitment to the country.
The prime minister ruled out a pre-determined timetable for withdrawal from Basra and said such decisions would only be dictated by activities on the ground and advice from military experts.