No. 23



SOMO Signed Oil Contracts With 44 Countries In 9th Phase, Says Annan

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan informed the Security Council on 18 May in his biannual report on the oil-for-food program that since the beginning of the programs 9th phase on 6 December 2000 and until 30 April, Iraqs State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) had signed, and the UN reviewed and approved, a total of 159 contracts (including 59 contracts from the 8th phase extended into the 9th...