No. 21

21 May 2001


SOMO Planning Full June Loading Program Despite UKs Sanctions Proposal

The UK, with the backing of the US, has circulated a draft resolution at the Security Council proposing "smart" sanctions against Iraq basically lifting the embargo on civilian goods and commercial flights but reinforcing the blockade on military and dual-use goods, as well as fine tuning the control of oil funds through stricter monitoring of Iraqs borders with neighboring countries. Iraq...