BBC reporter’s favorite Saddam statues

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I want to talk to you about my favourite Saddam statues, in anticipation they may not be here for much longer.

One of my favourites a moody looking Saddam on a tall plinth. And there are tiny little models of Mrs Thatcher, George Bush Senior and the President of France, Jaqcues Chirac cringing at his feet.

This is a memorial to what the Saddam regime called the American occupation of Kuwait – the first Gulf War. Now I imagine that will probably come down pretty soon.

Theres another one by the telephone exchange saying “Saddam on the phone”. They tend to be themed, these things.

Baghdad :: Andrew Gilligan :: 1432GMT.

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