No. 26

30 June 1997

The Political Scene

The UN has threatened to impose further sanctions on Iraq. Turkish PresidentSuleyman Demirel has asked Motherland party leader Mesut Yilmaz rather than his arch-rivalTansu Ciller to form a new government. In Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ishaving trouble holding his right-wing coalition together. A meeting of the DamascusDeclaration countries produced few political surprises.

UN Threatens Further Sanctions

In the end, the outcome of...