No. 47



Iraqi Oil Exports Under Threat Of Interruption

The end of one phase of the oil-for-food program and the beginning ofthe next is once again creating problems. This time around the question is whether theprogram should be renewed for another six months, the period the Security Council isexpected to approve, or extended for only two more months, as Iraq is requesting. Whateverthe final outcome, there is going to be a hiatus in oil exports beginning this week,...