On Tuesday a statement from Saddam Hussein was read out on Iraqi television, but not by the Iraqi president himself.
Instead another member of the government told Iraqi people that they must fight against the coalition forces.
Other main points:
US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says only surrender of the Iraqi government will end the war
US Secretary of State Colin Powell travels to Turkey to build support for the war
A British journalist, Matthew McAllester, working in Iraq is found safe and well a week after going missing