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Oil Prices

USSR Wants to Stay in Yemen Exploration Consortium

MEES learns that the Soviet Union has recently notified its partners in theoil exploration consortium for the 2,100- sq. km. joint border area (see map onpage A8) between North and South Yemen (now merged into a single state known asthe Yemen Republic) that it wishes to retain its share in the group and is fullyprepared to meet all its financial commitments under the deal, in cash. Thematter will be...