NO. 25


Little Prospect Of Agreement In Renewed UN-Iraq Oil Talks

Although UN and Iraqi teams are scheduled to reopen technical talks on apossible resumption of Iraqi oil sales in Vienna on 26 March, the two sides areclearly very far apart both on the procedural and political aspects of thematter. Given the entrenched positions of the UN Security Council on the onehand and the Iraqi leadership on the other with regard to the Council'sresolutions (Nos. 706 and 712) governing...