VOL. XL

No. 18

5-May-1997

IRAQ

Renewal Of Resolution 986 Could Be DelayedTill The Last Minute

MEES soundings indicate that the Security Council may delay the vote for therenewal of resolution 986 till the last minute, instead of acting on it early as had originally beenmooted. It is generally accepted that the Council will give its consent to the renewal, but that noincrement will be added to the value ceiling for oil sales this time around. Resolution 986 and thememorandum of understanding...