Financial Problems overshadow OAPEC Ministerial Meeting 

MEES Executive Editor Walid Khadduri reports from Kuwait on the OAPEC Ministerial Conference:

A host of problems arising from lower oil revenues and budgetary cutbacks in the Arab oil-producing states preoccupied the 36th session of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), which was held in Kuwait on 6 May and was attended by four ministers (from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Syria), with six...