*Ø* Aussie Govt unable to find Iraq detainee agreement
"The Federal Government is unable to find a agreement covering the handling of Iraqi detainees captured by Australian soldiers.
"Officials say an arrangement to hand over prisoners to the United States during the war in Afghanistan is still being used by Coalition forces in Iraq.
"Defence Minister Robert Hill is unable to explain where the documentation is.
"Bureaucrats have been unable to find the details of arrangements between Australia and the US covering the custody of prisoners of war in Iraq.
"Senator Hill says there was an arrangement for the war in Afghanistan.
"'What I don't know is whether a new directive on this particular issue was in fact made,' he said.
"Senator Hill's statement has angered Labor's John Faulkner.
"'What you're putting, Senator Hill is absurd, the conflict in Iraq followed on shortly after this conflict," he said ..."
Source: ABC [Oz] News