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Iraq Pleads With UN For Five-Year Moratorium On Reparations Payments

Faced with a staggering bill for war reparations under UN Security Councilresolution 687, which could deprive it of up to 50% of its oil income for therest of the decade or more, Iraq is pleading with the UN for a moratorium of atleast five years on the start of its payments into the projected compensationfund.

In a report on this subject submitted by the Iraqi Government to the UNSecretary General...