Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar said this week that he wouldn’t seek another term when his premiership ran out next March. Aznar developed a close relationship with President Bush and was a staunch supporter of the U.S. war in Iraq, despite the fierce opposition of most of his people. Spanish condemnation of the U.S. occupation has been especially harsh since last month, when a Spanish diplomat was killed outside his Baghdad home. Aznar hinted that after he stepped down, he might go to the U.S. to campaign among Latinos for Bush’s re-election.
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