No. 20



Iraq And US At An Impasse Over Resolution 1284

MEES soundings indicate that the US and Iraq have reached an impasse over the implementation of Security Council resolution 1284 after the steady progress that was made in this regard earlier this year. Washington continues to take a hard line on speeding up the approval of selected oil spare parts and equipment, as it has agreed to do with humanitarian supplies. Baghdad for its part is showing growing signs that...