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Resumption of Iraqi Oil Exports Still Looks A Long Way Off

Any agreement between the UN and Iraq on a resumption of Iraqi oil salesstill looks to be a long way off. A second round of talks between UN and Iraqinegotiating teams - led respectively by UN Assistant Secretary General KofiAnnan and Iraqi Ambassador to the UN Abdul-Amir al-Anbari - is due to get underway in Vienna on 5 February; but, according to MEES sources close to thenegotiations, nothing is likely...