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Iraq Resumes Talks with European Oil Firm; Economic Sanctions Begin toBite

MEES understands that Iraq has resumed talks with a leading European oilcompany concerning the possible award of a concession on a production sharingbasis when the political situation allows. Talks with the firm were suspendedfor a short period last summer but were resumed in the fall. Three meetings havebeen held in Baghdad so far - in October and December of 1991 and February1992.

It is...