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Iraq Requests UN Permission To Resume Oil Exports; Hammadi Calls ForHigher OPEC Quota

The Iraqi Government has now asked the Security Council to relax the UN tradeembargo and allow the export of approximately $1 billion worth of Iraqi oil tofinance imports of urgently needed supplies, including food and medicine. Theresponse to the Iraqi request is expected to depend largely on Baghdad'swillingness to help with efforts to aid the Kurdish refugees and to cooperate...