NO. 49


Gulf Shipping

Iraq Protests to the UN Seizure of Merchant Ship by the US Navy

The Iraqi Ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. 'Abd al-Amir al-Anbari,protested to the United Nations on 6 September against the seizure in the Gulfof Oman of the Iraqi merchant vessel Zanoobia by the US navy. The Iraqi representative accused the US of an "illegal act of piracy" and called uponthe international community to "take appropriate measures to prevent suchacts of aggression...