The Iraqi embassy in Moscow has received over 2,500 visa enquiries from Russians wishing to take part in the so-called 'peace train'. This was announced today at a press conference in Moscow by Iraqi Ambassador Abbas Khalaf. According to Khalaf, visas will be issued to the Russians as soon as he receives a reply from Baghdad.
Citizens of various countries, including Italy, the US, Germany, and Great Britain are planning to travel to Iraq before the start of a military operation in order to act as a 'human shield'.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building