Middle East Economic Survey


No 24


UN Resolution Gives Interim Iraqi Government Control Over Oil Revenues, DFI

The UN Security Council Resolution 1546 on Iraq, which was unanimously approved on 8 June, gives the Interim Government of Iraq full control over the countrys oil revenues and their expenditure. As provided for in UN resolution 1483 of May 2003, Iraqs oil revenues will continue to be deposited in the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI) whose funds shall be disbursed...