No 19



Saudi Arabia To Extend Oil Grant To Jordan For One Year

Saudi Arabia has agreed to extend for one year an oil grant to Jordan that began in March 2003 after discounted supplies from Iraq were halted by the US-led invasion, according to Jordanian government spokeswoman Asma Khudr in an interview with the Amman daily al-Rai published on 6 May. She said that after the cut-off of supplies from Iraq, Saudi Arabia agreed to supply 50,000 b/d of crude free of charge,...