No. 50

15 December 1997


Iraqi Oil Exports Likely To Resume In January, Says Sahaf

Iraqi Foreign Minister Muhammad Said al-Sahaf said on 10 December that it would takeabout a month for the UN to approve the Iraqi plan for distribution of humanitariansupplies, which he confirmed was handed to UN officials in Baghdad last week. Approval ofthe distribution plan by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan will effectively give the greenlight for the restart of oil exports. For his part, Iraqi...