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Zarqawi will not be missed: NATO

NATO spokesman James Appathurai said this on the sidelines of a meeting of alliance defence ministers.

india Updated: Jun 08, 2006 15:46 IST

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation hailed on Thursday the announcement that Al-Qaeda chief in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi had been killed in a US airstrike.

"He will not be missed," said NATO spokesman James Appathurai on the sidelines of a meeting of alliance defence ministers including US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in Brussels.

The spokesman added that the ministers had discussed Zarqawi's killing during their first working session on Thursday morning, but gave no further details.