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BAGHDAD — Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has met with Iraq’s president as part of al-Sadr’s recent push to gain credibility in the country’s political and religious circles since returning from voluntary exile.The meeting between…

BAGHDAD — Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has met with Iraq’s president as part of al-Sadr’s recent push to gain credibility in the country’s political and religious circles since returning from voluntary exile.

The meeting between the radical cleric and President Jalal Talabani is significant because it highlights al-Sadr’s efforts to portray himself as a mature, disciplined statesman after four years in Iran.

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