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OPEC & Gulf Crisis

Iraqi Press Reminds Europe and Japan of Oil Reliance

Iraqi newspapers last week reminded Europe and Japan of their reliance uponIraqi oil supplies and warned of a harsh winter next year if the UN sanctionsremain in effect. The Baghdad-daily al-Iraq said in an editorial on 21 Augustthat the UN embargo and the US-led naval blockade "have caused a shortfallin oil supplies and a rise in oil prices, problems which will cause a harshwinter for the...