NO. 51


Oil & Gulf Crisis

Turkey Refuses Free Iraqi Oil Offer

Turkey refused last week an official offer from Iraq for the delivery of freecrude oil. The proposal was made by Mr. Tariq 'Abd al-Jabbar, the IraqiAmbassador, during a meeting at the Foreign Ministry on 18 September, accordingto a Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman. The following day, Mr. Mehmet Kececiler,the Minister of State in charge of oil affairs, refused the offer stating that"Turkey will obey UN...