No. 05



Iraq Is Dismissive Of UN Resolution 1284, But Stops Short Of Formal Rejection

Iraqs Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon has toldMEES that his government regards UN Security Council resolution 1284 as "a bad resolution," containing nothing for Iraq. In an interview on 27 January, conducted via the internet, Mr Hamdoon said Iraqs view was that the resolution had been passed against "a backdrop of a combination of ambiguities and lack of trust. Its not even a...