No.52/ No. 01

25-Dec.-2000/1 Jan. 2001


UN Approves $208.7Mn In Gulf War Reparations

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) announced on 7 December that it had approved Iraqi compensation payments of $208.7mn and had adopted a review of its procedures that will give Iraq a greater chance to contest claims. Of the approved amount, $33.5mn will go to Saudi Arabia for losses incurred during the war, according to Mojtaba Kazazi, chief of the UNCCs governing council...