Bush seeks support

WASHINGTON - US President George Bush has begun a major campaign to gain public support for his plan to increase US troops in Iraq, US media said yesterday.

WASHINGTON - US President George Bush has begun a major campaign to gain public support for his plan to increase US troops in Iraq, US media said yesterday.

Bush met with more than 30 Republican Party senators, who confirmed reports that Bush plans to increase the number of US troops in Iraq by 20 000 to help pacify Baghdad. - Sapa-AFP

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