No. 22



US Reports Increase In Smuggling Of Iraqi Products, Plans Tougher Enforcement

US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thoman Pickering told the SenateEnergy and Natural Resources Committee on 27 May that the smuggling of Iraqi oil productsin the Gulf has increased during the last two months and that the US is redoubling itsefforts to reduce the amount of oil that Iraq sells illegally. Mr. Pickering said thatearlier in the year it appeared that Iran was...