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HRC confident Iraq elections will happen

From NBC's Sue Kroll
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters today that the U.S. has every reason to believe that Iraq's election will happen although the date "might slip by some period of time".

Iraq's Vice President vetoed a key part of Iraqs election law last week raising doubts that the election may not happen by the end of January. By law the Iraqi law the elections must take place before the end of January.

"We have every reason to believe that elections will be heldĀ  which will be a milestone on the journey that the Iraqis will taking on a full and comprehensive democracy," Clinton said.