posted on Feb, 19 2004 @ 03:49 AM
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been quoted by a Japanese newspaper as saying that elections in Iraq before the end of June was impossible.
Annan told the daily Yomiuri Shimbun that although elections were essential, "there seems be to general acceptance of the fact that it is not going
to be possible to arrange an election between now and the end of June."
[Edited on 19-2-2004 by Kano]