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Oil & Gulf Crisis

Iraq Will Destroy all Gulf Oilfields if War Erupts, Says Jasim

The Iraqi Information Minister, Mr. Latif Nasif Jasim, told visitingJordanian journalists last week that his country would destroy all Gulfoilfields if it is attacked. "Iraq's strategic plan, if it is attackedmilitarily, is to destroy all oilfields in the region. Iraq will use all weaponsat its disposal to respond to the aggression and not a single oilfield would bespared," he...