No. 11



Public Criticism Of Surcharges As Iraqi Oil Exports Rise Slightly

Three months after the fact, the US, UK and the UN have started to criticize Iraq publicly for its decision to demand that a surcharge should be paid on oil exports into accounts independent of the UN (MEES, 19 February). Meanwhile, Iraqi oil exports under the oil-for-food program continue to rise, albeit slowly.

Both the US and the UK representatives at the UN accused Iraq publicly last week of...