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Iraq Calls Off Oil Negotiations With UN

In a surprise last-minute move, Iraq has called off the negotiations on theresumption of oil exports with the UN Secretariat which were scheduled to beheld in Vienna on 5-7 February. Dr. Abdul-Amir al-Anbari, the Iraqi Ambassadorto the UN and head of his country's delegation at the talks, told Reuters on 4February that "we decided that the talks were no longer useful orproductive, given the conditions imposed by Security...