No 37



Bush Demands End To Iraqs Cross-Border Oil Trade

PresidentBush, in his speech to the UN General Assembly on 12 September, demanded that Iraq should end its cross-border trade in oil. It was one offive conditions that Baghdad would have to meet if it wanted to avoid pre-emptive US action. The US leader said Iraq should immediately end all illicit trade outside theoil-for-food program. It will accept UN administration of funds from thatprogram to ensure that...