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Arab Summit

Oil Embargo Not Discussed at Arab Summit, Says 'Aziz

The Arab Summit held in Baghdad last week did not discuss the issue of an oilembargo against countries supporting Israel, according to Mr. Tareq 'Aziz, the Iraqi Foreign Minister, at a news conference on 31 May. "Nothing of the sort was discussed," said Mr. 'Aziz in an answer to a question as towhether the summit had considered using oil as a political weapon. The finalcommunique issued by the summit on...