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Plans for Interim Iraqi Authority Put on Hold

U.S. authorities in Baghdad announce that a conference to choose an interim Iraqi government will not take place until July. Many Iraqi politicians had expected the event to occur a month earlier. Meanwhile, Iraqi civil servants will soon get paid as the value of the dinar rises. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce and NPR's Nick Spicer.

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Christopher Joyce is a correspondent on the science desk at NPR. His stories can be heard on all of NPR's news programs, including NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.