NO. 27


UN Takes Hard Line in Oil Talks with Iraq

MEES understands that at the UN-Iraq oil talks held in Vienna on 26-28 March,the UN Secretariat delegation insisted on an unconditional and publicacceptance by Iraq of Security Council resolutions 706 and 712 and refused toconsider any significant changes in these two resolutions as requested by Iraq.As a result, the Iraqi delegation has returned to Baghdad to seek furtherinstructions from the political leadership before...